The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed A Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting of Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano State Command as Commissioner of Police in charge of the State.
He takes over from Waziri Mohammed, who retired from the Force on 26th May, 2019 after 35 years of meritorious service to the Force and the Nation at large.
A statement by the Force public relations, Frank Mba, said that Ahmed Iliyasu, who holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, was until his recent deployment, the Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The statement said that he had also held command position as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Ogun State Command from 2016 to January, 2019.
“He is expected to bring to bear his wide policing and law enforcement experience in managing the complex security challenges in the beautiful and ancient city of Kano.”
The statement said that the IGP wished the outgoing Waziri Mohammed a blissful retirement, even as he enjoined the new helmsman to up the ante in ensuring effective policing of the State.