The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, has been replaced. 

Imohimi, who fought the Badoo Cult group to a halt, was replaced by Zubairu Muazu. 

Mr Muasu resumed duty on Friday, February 8, as the new Commissioner of Police, Lagos State at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja.

He is the 35th Commissioner of Police in the state.

In a statement, the spokesman for the Lagos State Command, Chike Oti, gave a brief profile of the new commissioner. 

"Muasu enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet assistant superintendent of police on March 15, 1988, and was trained at the prestigious Nigeria Police Academy, Annex, Kaduna, from March 15, 1988 to August 1989.

"He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Master of Science degree in Policy and Strategic Management. 

"CP Muazu is a member of the elite Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos. 

The new Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubair

"Other academic qualifications of the Commissioner of Police include a master's degree in International Law and Diplomacy, Postgraduate Certificate in Corruption Studies and Advanced Diploma in Public Administration.  

"Until his recent posting, he was the Commissioner of Police in charge of  Interpol, Force CID Annex, Lagos.

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"He has also held various command positions such as, Commissioner of Police (Admin) Department of Finance and Administration, Police Force Headquarters, Abuja, Commissioner of Police, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), FHQ, Abuja, Commissioner of Police, Niger and Akwa Ibom states," statement read. 

The new CP is bringing with him, wealth of experience garnered over the years of selfless service to the nation, Mr Oti state.

On resumption of duty, he assure the good people of Lagos State, round-the-clock security while warning criminal elements to change their ways or have the police to contend with.

He also sought the cooperation of all residents of the state in the fight against crimes and criminality and assured them that he would build on the achievements of his predecessors in the office.  

"Security is everybody's business," Mr Muazu said.

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