By Muhammad Adam
Yola, Jan. 18, 2021 The newly appointed Commissioner of Police (CP) for Adamawa, Mr Aliyu Alhaji, on Monday assumed duty and called for the cooperation of the public to ensure peace and stability in the state.
Alhaji, in a news conference in Yola, assured the people of the state of safety.
The CP was deployed from Bauchi State Police Command as the 28th Commissioner of Police in Adamawa.
“I intend to operate within the principles of democratic policy and values in order to respect diversity, compassion and professionalism.
“To ensure these, the rule of law must prevail in our actions, as well as respect for human rights.
“We must also shun corruption in the society.
“And, to achieve all these, there is need for cooperation, support and understanding between the people of the state and the Command,’’ Alhaji said.
He said that having a synergy between members of the public and the Command would be his priority so as to achieve the desired goals of security.
Alhaji urged officers of the Command to strictly adhere to the ethics of the force with its core values and best practices.
“I am optimistic that the good people of Adamawa will witness improved police service delivery during my tenure that will lead to the reduction of crimes in the state,” he said.