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New Commissioner of Police appointed in Rivers

The Rivers State police command on Friday announced that the new Commissioner of Police (CP), Friday Eboka, has assumed office in Port Harcourt.

The state police spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, who disclosed this said the new CP has officially taken over office from the former CP, Joseph Mukan, who was promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), and has been redeployed to Kogi State to serve as AIG zone 8, Lokoja.

Omoni said, “Eboka Friday has taken over duties and responsibilities of the Rivers state Police command from AIG Joseph. G. Mukan psc(+) who was recently promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police and redeployed to zone 8 headquarters lokoja as the zonal commander.”

He said the current CP hails from Ika South Local Government Area of Delta state and holds a Bachelor of Science degree BSC(Hons) in Political Science from the University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsukka.

According to him, “CP Eboka was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in 1998 and on completion of his training was posted to Delta State, where he did his one year compulsory attachment and later served in various Police departments across the country, including Lagos, Bayelsa, Abuja Kano, among others.

“CP Eboka was the immediate past Commissioner of Police, Railway Police Command, from where he was found professionally competent and redeployed to the State as the 42nd Commissioner of Police.”