Breaking: Benue gets new CP

The Benue police command has announced the deployment of a new commissioner of police to the state.

According to a statement sent to Legit.ng by the police public relations officer in the state, DSP. Moses Joel Yamu, the new commissioner of police, Omololu S. Bishi, assumed duty on Thursday, January 3.

The statement revealed that he took over from CP. Ene Okon, after a brief handing/taking over ceremony at the police headquarters.

It was revealed that CP Bishi was one time divisional police officer, International Airport Lagos, area commander Mushin Lagos, deputy commissioner of police in charge of criminal intelligence and investigation department Ibadan, Oyo state, deputy commissioner of police in charge of administration Ogun command.

Until his recent deployment, he was commissioner of police department of administration Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police Force has refuted claims of protest by its personnel posted to the northeast to join the fight against Boko Haram.

The police says a video widely circulated on social media, showing the alleged protest was doctored to mislead the public.

In a statement sent to journalists on Wednesday, January 2, by police spokesman, DCP Jimoh Moshood, the police said the personnel have all successfully passed out from training and have been deployed more than a week ago to the front line along with the military.

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