Gbenga Sodeinde in Ado Ekiti
The new Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Ogundare Dare Emmanuel, has assumed duty in the state Police Command, taking over from Moronkeji Adeshina, who has just retired.
A statement issued by the state Police Command’s spokesperson, ASP Sunday Abutu, in Ado Ekiti yesterday, said Ogundare promised to partner the military, paramilitary, intelligence agencies and communities to enhance knowledge and deepen mutual understanding as well as develop a tight security architecture in Ekiti State.
The new state police boss expressed his readiness to work in accordance with the vision and objectives of the Nigeria Police Force under the leadership of the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Alkali Baba.
The new CP graduated from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, and proceeded to the University of Lagos where he obtained his Master degree in International Law and Diplomacy.
He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on March 3, 1990, as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) after which he was posted to the Imo State Police Command.
He has served in different Commands and formations among which are: Commander Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) now defunct in Ondo State Command.