Musa Kimo has assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State.
He succeeds Bassey Abang, who had been redeployed from the state, the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Odiko Macdon, said in Uyo on Friday.
MacDon said: “The Akwa Ibom State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, has approved the posting of a new Commissioner of Police to Akwa Ibom State Police Command.
“He is CP Musa Kimo. The new CP takes over from CP John Bassey Abang.
“The new Police boss holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Political Science from the University of Sokoto,” Macdon said
The official statement from the PPRO announcing the assumption of duty of Kimo has laid to rest rumours that three commissioners were posted to the state within one week.