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Benue new commissioner of Police (CP) resumes duty



Benue new commissioner of Police (CP) resumes duty
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The new Commissioner of Police, Benue state command CP Hassan Steve Yabanet  has resumed duty in the state.

CPS Yabanet who was a former commissioner to Plateau state command has taken over from CP Emmanuel Adesina, National Daily Newspaper confirmed.

A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer,  Catherine Anene, said Yabanet who hails from Zangon-kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state, holds a Bachelor of Art degree (Hons) in Administration from Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria in the year 1989.

The statement added that the CP was enlisted into the prestigious Nigeria Police Academy as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on 18th May, 1992.

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The veteran officer has served in many states across the country since his enlistment into Force.

Some of the he held include; Divisional Police Officer Obi Division in 2002, Personal Assistant to the AIG zone 4 in the year 1997, Commander 41 PMF Dramaturg from 2008 to 2011, Commander Federal Tax Force on NNPC Pipeline Protection Portharcout, 2007, Area Commander Nsukka, Enugu state, Area Commander Zonal Headquarters, Lagos, Deputy Commissioner of Police and Director of Training, Police Academy, Wudil, Kano and Deputy Commissioner of Police CID, Kwara State Command.

The new CP is a member of Chartered Institute of Diplomacy and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

Yabanet on his part,  has pledged his commitment to use his wealth of experience to fight crime and ensure safety of lives and property in the state, National Daily Newspaper gathered.