Bayelsa has new police commissioner

Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase

The police have announced the posting of a new commissioner of police to Bayelsa State.

The new commissioner, Adeyinka Sodipo, who assumed duty on Tuesday in Yenagoa, the state capital, takes over from Peter Ogunyanwo, says a statement issued, Tuesday, by the Police
Public Relations Officer in the state, Asinim Butswat.

Mr. Sodipo was the commissioner of police in Osun State before his new posting, the statement said.

The former commissioner, Mr. Ogunyanwo, has been deployed ​to ​the force headquarters, Abuja.

“The Command solicits the cooperation and partnership of the good and well-meaning people of Bayelsa State, to accord the new Commissioner of Police, the necessary support to discharge his duties of maintaining law and order in the State,” the statement said.


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