Following the redeployment of CP Edward Egbuka, who was the former Commissioner of Police for Plateau state to the Force Headquarters, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Wednesday ordered the immediate posting of CP Bartholomew Nnamdi Onyeka to Plateau State Command as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in- charge of the State.
The posting of the new Commissioner of Police takes immediate effect.
In the statement signed by the Force PRO, CP Frank Mba, the IG of Police enjoined the people of Plateau State to continuously work with the Police for effective policing of their communities while assuring them of the Force’ s unrelenting commitment containing prevailing and emerging crises in the state.
The new Commissioner of Police, CP Onyeka, hails from Nkume, in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State. He holds a B.A (Hons) in Public Administration and a Masters Degree in Defence Studies from Punjab University, India.
He has attended several tactical and leadership courses within and outside Nigeria including Strategic Leadership and Command Course (SLCC), Police Staff College, Jos; Financial Malpractices Investigation Course; and Armed Conflict Management Course, Command Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State. He has served in various operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Bauchi, Imo, Abia, Zamfara State Commands and Zone 1 Headquarters, Kano.