Mr Audu Madaki on Monday assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in Benue State.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, and made available to newsmen in Makurdi.
According to the statement, Madaki, until his posting to Benue, was Commissioner of Police in-charge of Police welfare at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
He had also served as CP in several states including Adamawa.
“The CP assures the general public of his commitment to rid the state of crime in collaboration with other security agencies and the cooperation of the good people of Benue state,’’ it said.
NAN reports that Madaki’s predecessor, Mukaddas Garba, has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General.