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Uzuegbu Assumes Duty As Enugu Commissioner of Police



CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, has assumed duty as the 28th Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, while assuring the residents of the state of problem-solving policing.

Uzuegbu took over from the out-gone CP Ahmed Ammani, who had been redeployed to Force Headquarters, Abuja on Aug. 16.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, on Thursday in Enugu.


Ndukwe said that the new commissioner hailed from Umuaka community in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A., Hons) from University of Port-Harcourt.

He noted that the new CP also holds a Higher Diploma in Strategic Studies from University of Maiduguri and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the University of Nigeria.

“The Commissioner joined the Nigeria Police Force in 1992 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (C/ASP) and was trained at Police Academy Kaduna. He has held many positions and served in different State and Zonal Commands, Formations and at the Force Headquarters Abuja.

“The CP, who also served as the Commander of Sector 8 El- Dain Africa Peace-Keeping Mission in Sudan, has attended several trainings. They included: PMF Unit Combat and Armoured Tank Tactical Maneuver Courses at PMF Training College, Gwoza, Borno State.

“He also attended the Junior and Intermediate Command, and the Strategic Leadership and Command Courses, both at the Police Staff College Jos. He also attended a Train the Trainer Course organized by the European Union (EU).

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“The Commissioner of Police has also trained and bagged certificates in Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Law of Arm Conflict, Security Studies, Restore Order after Hostility, Mine Evacuation, as well as Human Rights and Gender Equality certificate,” he said.

The police spokesman said that as a seasoned and consummate Strategic Senior Officer, Uzuegbu brings with him a wealth of administrative and operational experiences in policing garnered over a period of three decades.

Ndukwe said that the new commissioner had promised to entrench a proactive, people-centric and problem-solving policing paradigm in Enugu State, while requesting the maximum support and cooperation of the good people of the state.

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