The new Commissioner of Police, CP Philip Sule Maku, has said he fully supports community policing even as he pointed out that it is not a new thing.
Maku said the security measure ensures that communities take responsibility in eradicating hoodlums in their rural areas.
He said with the help of community policing, hoodlums would be tracked down even in the remostess part of the communities.
Recall that Maku resumed duties on Tuesday at Ebonyi state police command as the Commissioner of Police.
His arrival was announced in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
She said CP Maku reported in the state on Monday June 8, and has already resumed duties at the command.
The spokesperson noted that CP Maku hails from Eggon Local government area of Nasarawa state, and was the immediate past Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State.
Adding that he graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1988 as Course One (1) Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (Cadet ASP), trained for Eighteen (18) months and was posted to Plateau State Police Command where he later became the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Plateau State.
“The Ebonyi State Command is delighted to inform the general public and indeed the good people of Ebonyi State through this medium that the newly deployed Commissioner of Police Ebonyi State Command CP Philip Sule Maku psc,fdc
”He succeeded CP. AwCommand CP. psc, fdc, has assumed duties and responsibilities of the command today Monday 8th June, 2020osola Awotinde who meritoriously pulled out of the Force on the 14th May, 2020 at the age of Sixty (60) years.
“CP. Philip Sule Maku psc, fdc, hails from Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. He graduated from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1988 as Course One (1) Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (Cadet ASP), trained for Eighteen (18) months and was posted to Plateau State Police Command where he later became the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Plateau State.
“The new Commissioner of Police has served in various capacities of the Force and has also attended several Professional Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention/Control and Management within and outside the Country. In his sojourn, in this enviable carrier, he has held several sensitive positions.
“Before his deployment to Ebonyi State, he is the immediate past Commissioner of Police of Bauchi State, the former Commissioner of Police Administration, Department of Logistics and Supply, Force Headquarters Abuja, the Deputy Commissioner of Police Cooperative Society, Lagos State, Deputy Commissioner of Police Federal Operations (Fed-DOPS), Abuja, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zonal Criminal Investigation Department, Zone 12 Headquarters, Bauchi State. The Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge Quarter Master Annex Lagos, Deputy Commissioner of Police Administration, POLAC, Assistant Commissioner of Police Administration, Police Academy, Kano State. He was the Divisional Police Officer Kubwa, Asokoro, Life Camp and many other Police Divisions in FCT Command and Edo State Command respectfully, among others.
- “CP Philip S. Maku, psc, fdc, has successfully coordinated and supervised Tactical and Intelligence Response Team Operations which led to the arrest of high profile criminals and recovery of large cache of arms and ammunition, she stated”.