The newly posted Commissioner of Police (CP) in Adamawa State, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji has today assumed duty with a pledge to crush crime and criminality in the state.
In his maiden press conference at the state police headquarters today, Alhaji pledged to work with all stakeholders including sister security agencies and the general public to bring crime and criminality to the bearest minimum.
The new commissioner succeeds Olugbenga Adeyanju who was promoted to Assistant Inspector of Police and deployed to man zone 3, consisting of Adamawa and Taraba States.
“My coming to this state is solely to ensure that the ultimate vision of the Nigeria police force to make Nigeria and Adamawa State in particular a safer and more secure environment for everyone to live,” he said.
Alhaji pledge to deploy international best practices in policing the state based on core values of policing with integrity and to operate within the context of the law.
He promised to ensure enhanced visibility policing through massive deployment of personnel geared towards increased police presence in every nook and cranny of the state just as he pledged to ensure intelligence led policing.
Alhaji also pledged to ensure synergy with state and non-state actors and to form a common formidable frontier against crime and criminality in the state calling on the people to help the police with credible intelligence so as to help it discharge its functions optimally.
While promising to ensure adherence to the ethics of the force, Alhaji said he will ensure that activities of the police are carried in compliance with the core ethics of the force, international best practices and respect for human rights as enshrined in the constitution.