By Hassan Zaggi
A new Commissioner of Police (CP), Babaji Sunday, has taken over the mantle of leadership of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command.
He took over from the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Bala Ciroma, who was deployed to Zone 7, Headquarters after his promotion.
In a statement in Abuja, the Command Spokesperson, Mariam Yusuf, disclosed that CP Babaji Sunday is from Gombe State.
The new CP, however, vowed to consolidate on the legacies of his predecessor by strengthening the existing collaboration between the Command and key stakeholders.
He assured the residents of the FCT of his unwavering commitment to provision of adequate security of lives and properties within the FCT.
CP Babaji, according to the statement, holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on March 3, 1990, as an Assistant Superintendent of Police.
He has served in different capacities including Detective, Special Fraud Unit,Lagos, Sectional Head at EFCC, Area Commander Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State Command, Area Commander Dala, Kano State Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police- Inspectorate DTD,FHQ, Deputy Commissioner of Police-Welfare DFA,FHQ, Deputy Commissioner of Police-SCID Kaduna Command, Director Operations, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property, Abuja and Deputy Commissioner of Police ,Operations FCT Command.
He has also attended several professional courses both at home and abroad including the International Post Blast Investigation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centre, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Glynco-Georgia, USA and GEN-SAD Members State Police Officers Course, at Community of Sahel-Sahara State GEN-SAD Tripoli, Libya amongst others.