By Ogenyi Ogenyi,Uyo
The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun has approved the posting of Mr Ayilara Adedamola as the new Commissioner of Police to Akwa Ibom State Police Command.
Adedamola, would take over from AIG Olatoye Durosinmi who is now the AIG Zone 2, Lagos.
The new state Police Boss holds a Law degree (LL.B) (Hons) from the University of Ibadan, a BL from the Nigeria Law School, Lagos, and Master of Law (LLM) from the University of Lagos.
He was appointed into the Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on the 18th of May, 1992 and has served in various capacities including ; Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Mobile Force Office– FHQ Abuja.
He also served as Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Oyo State Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal and Investigations Department, Panti, Lagos, amongst others. Before his present appointment, he was acting Commissioner of Police, Lagos State.
The new Police Boss has assumed duty as the 32nd Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, and has held a maiden meeting with some Senior Officers of the Command wherein he assured them of his readiness to operate an open door policy for enhanced policing.
He urged them to maintain professionalism while performing their their duties.
The CP further assured Akwa Ibomites of a satisfactory Police Service delivery while soliciting the co-operation of all for a more peaceful and safe Akwa Ibom.