Bauchi Police Receive New CP Sylvester Alabi, Zamfara Police Debunk Video of Attack on Station
Bauchi Get New Commissioner of Police, CP Sylvester Alabi
The Bauchi State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that, a new Commissioner of Police in person of CP Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, psc,mnim,fdc, has been posted to the State and has assumed duty effective Monday 08/03/2021.
CP Alabi is taking over from CP Lawan Tanko Jimeta, psc, who was redeployed to Kano as acting Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Police Academy Wudil, POLAC, Kano, Kano State.
A seasoned Police Officer with vast experience in policing both within and outside Nigeria, the new CP hails from Ekiti State.
CP Abiodun Sylvester Alabi, is the 42nd Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State; he was born on 31st December 1964 to the family of Mr Owoeye and Mrs Alice Alabi of blessed memory.
After his primary and secondary school education in 1982, He gained admission into the University of Lagos where he studied sociology and obtained Bachelor of Science with Second Class Upper Degree.
His thirst for quality education motivated him to enroll and obtained his Masters Degree Course at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife between 1988 and 1989.
CP Abiodun was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on 3rd March, 1990. He has since served in various capacities in the Nigeria Police Force within and outside Nigeria, notably among United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) in 2001. He was mobilised into the elite Police Mobile Force as Unit Commander in August 2001.
In April 2004, he became Squadron Commander of Police Mobile Force Squadron 43 Lagos (Diplomatic Protection Squadron) in charge of the security of all Embassies in Lagos.
CP Abiodun was demobilised from the Police Mobile Force in June 2009 as a Chief Superintendent of Police and subsequently posted to Lion Building Divisional Headquarters as the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and later redeployed as the DPO of Ikeja Divisional Headquarters, Lagos respectively.
In September 2013, he was Promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and deployed to Force Headquarters Abuja as ACP Admin Police Mobile Force.
CP Abiodun Alabi has attended several courses among which are Junior Command Course, Intermediate Command Course, Leadership and Senior Management Course. In June 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police and posted to Taraba State Police Command as DCP Administration before his subsequent posting to Bayelsa State Command as the Deputy Commissioner of Police Administration in July 2017. In December 2018, he was posted to Ekiti State Command as the Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, from where he was later nominated for the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, Course 28.
At the completion of his Higher Defence and Strategic Course at the National Defence College, CP Abiodun was promoted to the rank of the Commissioner of Police (CP) and deployed to the Central Criminal Registry (CCR), Force CID Annex, Alagbon, Lagos, from where he was transferred to Bauchi State Command as the Commissioner of Police Bauchi.
He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Management (mnim), and Fellow of National Defence College (fdc), Abuja.
His hobbies are: playing lawn tennis and watching detective movies. CP Abiodun Sylvester Alabi is married and blessed with children.
SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil
Police Public Relations Officer,
For: Commissioner of Police,
Bauchi State Command.
NO ATTACK ON ANY POLICE STATION, FORMATION OR ANY SECURITY OUTFIT IN ZAMFARA STATE,
AS AGAINST A VIDEO CLIP CONNECTED TO AN ATTACK ON POLICE STATION IN ZAMFARA STATE TRENDING ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM.
The attention of Zamfara State Police Command has been drawn to a fake video clip currently circulating on social media platforms revealing an attack on Police Station and killing of Policemen by gunmen which was connected to Zamfara State.
The connection of the video to Zamfara State is a calculated attempt by some unscrupulous elements to create apprehension and confusion into the minds of the general public and to further ridicule the good image of the state.
From the crime statistics of the Command, no Police station/Formation or any Security outfit in the state that was attack by bandits or any group of criminals in the last two years. Therefore members of the public are enjoined to disregard the video clip and go about their legitimate business.
The Command is using this medium to further warn against spreading false information especially on security matters. Any person or group found in connection with this crime will be arrested, investigated and prosecuted according to the law of the land.
SP Mohammed Shehu ANIPR,
For- Commissioner of Police,
Zamfara State Command,