By; SAMSON YAKI, Lafia
CP Maiyaki Muhammed Baba has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police to Nasarawa State.
While welcoming the new police boss to the state, Governor Abdullahi Sule expressed delight over the CP’s posting to the state as he assured him of his administration’s commitment to security and safety of the people of the state.
“I sincerely want to thank you also for accepting to come to Nasarawa State because it’s a state next to Abuja and is not one of the wealthiest states. It’s a state that has a lot of work but it’s not a state that has all the money you can think of. But it’s a state that we are truly committed.
“We are committed to security, we are committed to the safety of our own people,” he said.
CP Maiyaki Muhammed Baba is an investigative giant, operational tactician and astute administrator; born on October 24, 1963.
The Commissioner of Police hails from Bida, Niger State and was receuited to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on March 3, 1990.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Studies from the premier, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Studies from the University of Calabar.
In the course of his career sojourn, he has served as a Divisional Police Officer in Lagos, FCT and Ogun State; Officer in charge of monitoring unit, zone 2 and 5, Lagos and Edo State respectively.
Furthermore, the Commissioner of Police was one time 2i/c, Zonal State Criminal Investigation Department, Zone 6, Calabar, Cross River State.
Upon his promotion to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police, he was posted as Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal and Investigation Department, Gusau, Zamfara and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations in Anambra State where he served meritoriously.
Similarly, CP Maiyaki Muhammed Baba was Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations in Borno and Katsina State, Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation Department Anambra and Kaduna State, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Finance and Administration, Zone 14, Katsina State and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Finance and Administration, Kebbi State until his promotion to the rank of Commissioner of Police and posted to Nasarawa State.