A new Commissioner of Police has been appointed for the FCT. He is CP Bala Ciroma. He resumed duties on Thursday in Abuja.
CP Ciroma who was put in charge the Force headquarters investigation team to unravel the killers of seven Police officers at the Galadimawa Police post by suspected armed robbers took over from CP Sadiq Abubakar Bello after a brief handing-over ceremony.
CP Bala Ciroma holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Geography from the prestigious University of Maiduguri.
He was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force in March 1990 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
As a seasoned Police Officer who has served the Nigeria Police Force in different capacities,
CP Ciroma has attended several local and foreign courses. He is an alumnus of Hong Kong University where he badged a Post Graduate Certificate in Corruption Studies. He is a member of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Some of his police postings include: Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department FCT Command; Deputy Commissioner of Police (Welfare) Finance and Administration Department Force Headquarters Abuja and Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, FCT Command.
He was at one time, Assistant Commissioner of Police IGP Monitoring Unit, Force Headquarters Abuja; Assistant Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department Kano State Command; Assistant Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department Niger State Command as well as Head of Operations, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) among others.
While assuring FCT residents of his willingness to partner with spirited individuals, groups and all security agencies in the fight against crimes and criminality across the Federal Capital Territory, CP Ciroma enjoined resident to support the Command with timely information about criminal hideouts through its 24hrs emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.
DSP Anjuguri Manzah,
PPRO, FCT Police Command, Abuja.