The new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Sina Olukolu, officially resumed duty on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the State Command headquarters at Eleyele, Ibadan.

His first move was to assure the pace setter state of adequate security and also seek the support of all residents to enable him to succeed in his new appointment.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement noted that the commissioner is bringing his wealth of experience to bear on policing in the state.

Therefore, the cooperation of the people of the state is the one thing left for this to be a successful venture.

He says he is fully committed to ensuring adequate security in the state

The police boss, an indigene of Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State was born on October 11, 1960.

He is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he bagged BSc and MSc Degree in Political Science.

He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (course 1) on March 25, 1988, and was trained at the Police Academy Annex, Kaduna. Staff College Jos.

He served at  Area Command Sagamu, Ogun State, Area Command Ilesha, Osun State, AC 'X' Squad Zone 12, Bauchi State, DC Zonal CIID, Zone 10, Sokoto State, DC Administration, Maritime Command, Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos, DC Zonal CIID Zone 2, Lagos, DC Department of Research and Planning, Force headquarters, Abuja, CP Airing, and CP Gombe State.

Until his redeployment to Oyo State, he was Commissioner of Police, Maritime Police Command, Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos.

He has attended various on-the-job courses which include: Administration of Criminal Justice Course, Civil Disturbance Management Course, Police Staff College, Ikeja and 'A' Course at the Police Staff College, Jos.

Olukolu is said to have distinguished himself in all the places he has served and is bringing his experience to help in policing Oyo state.

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