By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The new Commissioner of Police for Kaduna State Command, CP Ali Aji Janga has appealed to residents of the state to make useful information that will assist in ridding the state of crime to ensure the successful fight against criminality.
According to a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu A. Sabo, he expressed this when he assumed office on Tuesday May 7, 2019.
“The Kaduna Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the new Commissioner of Police has resumed office today 7th May, 2019.
“The new Commissioner of Police tasked officers and men of the Command to rededicate themselves to duty, maintain core values of policing and shun corrupt practices,” it informed.
It further said he also enjoined the officers to be professional and Godly while discharging their collective responsibilities.
“CP Ali Janga appeals to the good citizens of the state to support the Police with useful information that could enable the Command to succeed in its vigorous fight against crime and criminality in the state.
“The new Commissioner of Police CP Ali Aji Janga psc was posted to Kaduna State Police Command on the 2nd May, 2019 and took over from CP Ahmad Abdur-Rahman as the 37th Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command.
“The new Commissioner of Police hails from Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State. He is a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the famous University of Maiduguri (Uni Maid),” it informed.
According to the statement, he joined the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (CASP) on 3rd March, 1990.
“CP Ali A. Janga was posted to Oyo State Command, immediately he was commissioned as an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP11) from the Police Academy and since then, he has occupied various positions of responsibility within and outside the country.
“He served in various Commands and formations such as Akwa Ibom, FCT, Edo, Ogun and Kwara State Commands respectively. CP Janga also served in the EFCC, FCIID and as Commanding Officer No. 20 and 23 PMF.
“He was ACP DOPS Edo State Command, Acpol Shagamu Ogun State, ACP PMF FHQTRSRS, DCP PMF FHQTRS and Compol MOPOL. He is not new in Kaduna State for he was the coordinator of Operation Absolute Sanity along Kaduna/ Abuja Express way back in 2017. However, until his appointment as Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command, he served as Commissioner of Police Kogi and Bauchi State Commands respectively,” it informed.