The new Commissioner of Police (CP) Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Babaji Sunday has vowed to ensure adequate security of lives and properties within Abuja.
Sunday said this when he assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in FCT Command. He took over from Bala Ciroma who was recently deployed to Zone 7, Headquarters after his promotion to the rank of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG).
The CP pledged to consolidate on the legacies of his predecessor by strengthening the existing collaboration between the Command and key stakeholders.
A statement on Sunday by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, said: “The FCT Police Command wishes to inform members of the public that CP Babaji Sunday has assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in FCT Command.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Babaji Sunday was born on 12th April, 1963 in Bambam-Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State. He obtained a Primary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
“He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 3rd March, 1990 as an Assistant Superintendent of Police and has served in different capacities which includes:
Detective, Special Fraud Unit, Lagos, Sectional Head at EFCC, Area Commander Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State Command, Area Commander Dala, Kano State Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police- Inspectorate DTD,FHQ, Deputy Commissioner of Police-Welfare DFA,FHQ, Deputy Commissioner of Police-SCID Kaduna Command, Director Operations, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property, Abuja, Deputy Commissioner of Police ,Operations FCT Command.
“CP Babaji Sunday has attended several professional courses home and abroad including the International Post Blast Investigation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centre, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Glynco-Georgia, USA and GEN-SAD Members State Police Officers Course, At Community of Sahel-Sahara State GEN-SAD Tripoli, Libya amongst others.
“He assures the residents of the FCT of his unwavering commitment to provision of adequate security of lives and properties within the FCT”.