Bayelsa Gets New Commissioner of Police

Solomon Arase, inspector-general of Police


A New Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyinka Sodipo, has been posted to the Bayelsa State Police Command.

Sodipo takes over from Mr. Peter Ogunyanwo, who has been redeployed to Police Force Headquarters, Abuja.

In a statement by the command’s spokesman, Asinim Butswat, Sodipo assumed duty on Tuesday.

Butswat said until his (Sodipo’s) present posting, he was the Commissioner of Police, Osun State Police Command.

He said the new command’s helmsman is a disciplinarian and a professional police officer, who has served in various commands and formations in different capacities.

Butswat said, “The command hereby solicits the cooperation and partnership of the good and well-meaning people of Bayelsa State to accord the new commissioner the necessary support in the discharge of his duties of maintaining law and order in the state.”

—  May 31, 2016 @ 19:14 GMT


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