Abuja, the Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has gotten Bala Ciroma as the new Commissioner of Police, taking over Sadiq Abubakar Bello.
According to a statement by the FCT Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Anjuguri Manzah, the new boss, who was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force in March 1990 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri..
Some of his police postings include: Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department FCT Command; Deputy Commissioner of Police (Welfare) Finance and Administration Department Force Headquarters Abuja; Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, FCT Command: Assistant Commissioner of Police IGP Monitoring Unit, Force Headquarters Abuja; Assistant Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department Kano State Command; Assistant Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department Niger State Command; Head of Operations, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) among others.
Bala Ciroma assured FCT residents of his willingness to partner with spirited individuals, groups and all security agencies in the fight against crimes and criminality across the Federal Capital Territory.
He called on the residents to support the Command with timely information about criminal hideouts through its 24hrs emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.