Edward Chuka Egbuka is the new Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in charge of Zone 14, which includes the Katsina and Kaduna State police commands.
On the same day, CP Shehu Umar Nababa took over as Katsina State’s new Commissioner of Police.
The new AIG and Police Commissioner were sworn in by their respective Public Relations officers, SP Gambo Isah and ASP Shehu Suleiman.
According to the statement, the newly appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 14, is a graduate of History and International Relations from the University of Calabar and also has a degree in law from the River State University of Science and Technology and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 15th March 1988 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police at the Kaduna Police Academy.
Before his redeployment to serve as the AIG in charge of Zone 14, Egbuka served as Commissioner of Police Operations at Communications Force Headquarters as well as in Plateau and Kogi State Police Command and was also a United Nations Civil Police Observer, during the crisis in Rwanda among several others.
Egbuka also attended several courses within and outside the country and is a member, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
On his part, the new Commissioner of Police, CP Shehu Umar Nadada, before his redeployment to Katsina State, was the Commissioner of Police Communications at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, the statement reveals.
Nadada who hails from Rano Local Government Area of Kano State holds a BSc in Applied Biology from Bayero University Kano and Masters in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 18th May 1992 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
Both AIG Edward Chuka Egbuka and CP Shehu Umar Nadada resumed office in Katsina on Wednesday.