By Stanley Onyekwere
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Babaji Sunday has assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in FCT Command.
Babaji took over from the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG. Bala Ciroma who was deployed to Zone 7, Headquarters after his promotion.
A statement from Police Public Relations Officer, Asp Yusuf Mariam, disclosed that CP Babaji Sunday was born on 12th April, 1963 in Bambam-Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State.
It added that he obtained a Primary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
“He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 3rd March, 1990 as an Assistant Superintendent of Police and has served in different capacities which includes:
Detective, Special Fraud Unit,Lagos, Sectional Head at EFCC, Area Commander Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State Command, Area Commander Dala, Kano State Command.
“ Deputy Commissioner of Police- Inspectorate DTD,FHQ, Deputy Commissioner of Police-Welfare DFA,FHQ, Deputy Commissioner of Police-SCID Kaduna Command, Director Operations, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property, Abuja, Deputy Commissioner of Police ,Operations FCT Command”, the statement stated.
It added that the new FCT Police Commissioner attended several professional courses home and abroad including the International Post Blast Investigation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centre, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Glynco-Georgia, USA and GEN-SAD Members State Police Officers Course, at Community of Sahel-Sahara State GEN-SAD Tripoli, Libya amongst others.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Babaji Sunday pledges to consolidate on the legacies of his predecessor by strengthening the existing collaboration between the Command and key stakeholders.
“He assures the residents of the FCT of his unwavering commitment to provision of adequate security of lives and properties within the FCT”, the statement said.