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New AIG Zone 15 assumes office in Maiduguri

The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

The newly appointed Assistant Inspector General Zone 15, Bello Makwashi, has assumed office in Maiduguri, Borno State.

ASP Geoffrey Atsache, the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri on Friday.

Atsache said: “This is to inform the general public that AIG Bello Makwashi has officially taken over the mantle of leadership as the second Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zone 15 Command.

“Makwashi who hails from Zamfara is a seasoned police officer who has demonstrated operational deftness and administrative acumen in past positions held.

“He is the immediate past Borno Commissioner of Police.

“The AIG hereby solicits the maximum support and cooperation of the general public in both Borno and Yobe as he sets out to oversee the return of peace and stability to the zone.”

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