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  • Updated: May 13, 2024

Anambra State gets new Police Commissioner

Anambra State gets new Police Commissioner

The Anambra State Police command has been alloted a new Commissioner of Police, Nnaghe Ogbono Itam.

Itam has assumed office immediately, taking over from CP Aderemi Adeoye who recently retired from the police force after 35 years of service.

CP Itam, who is the 34th Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, was born on 16th June 1967 in Yakkur LGA of Cross River State. He joined the Nigeria Police Force in 18th May 1992 as a cadet Assistant Superintendent at the Nigeria Police Academy Annex Kaduna. 

CP Itam holds a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Calabar and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Port Harcourt.

He had served in various states across the federation and some notable positions he held include patrol and guard officer at Elimgbu Police Division in Rivers State, DPO Akamkpa Police Division, Cross River State, Divisional Police Officer Export Processing Zones Authority, Calabar and Directing Staff and Instructor, Police Detective College, Agbani Road, Enugu.

He was also once the Commanding Officer 25 Police Mobile Force Squadron, Head of the Counter-Terrorism and General Investigations, EFCC Lagos, Coordinator of Courses, EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja, Zonal Director/Head of Operations, EFCC Port Harcourt and Director of Internal Affairs, EFCC Headquarters, Abuja.

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