The Benue State Government has appointed a new Commissioner of Police, CP Okon Ene to head the Benue State Police Command.
NIGERIA NEWS gathered from reports that the new commissioner has assumed duty since yesterday.
Prior to this appointment, Okon use to be a Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations in Benue Command and a fellow of the National Defence College (FDC), Abuja.
Reports reveal that, “he is a graduate of Political Science from the University of Ibadan and was enlisted as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) on March 15, 1988, as a pioneer set of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil Kano State.”
In acceptance of his new duty, CP Okon Ene spoke through the spokesperson of the command, DSP Moses Yamu, assuring “the people of the state of the renewed resolve by Officers and Men of the Command to rid the State of all forms of criminality, in synergy with other Security agencies and cooperation of the general public through rendering credible information to the Police.”