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IGP Appoints New Head Of Police Complaints Response Unit


IGP Mohammed Adamu

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammed Adamu, has appointed ACP Markus Ishaku Basiran to head the Complaints Response Unit (CRU) of the Force.

ACP Markus Ishaku Basiran takes over from ACP Abayomi Shogunle who has been redeployed as Area Commander Nkalangi, Ebonyi State.

This was made known in a statement sent to Naija News and signed by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police, DCP Frank Mba.

Mba revealed that the new head of the CRU resumed duty fully, today, 13th May, 2019.

The statement reads in part: “Prior to his appointment, ACP Markus Ishaku Basiran has held different positions within the Force, some of which include; Police Public Relations Officer, Zone 12 Bauchi, Unit Commander in the Police Mobile Force (PMF) in Abuja and Bayelsa, O/C Research and Planning, Peacekeeping Office, FHQ Abuja, O/C Zonal Intelligence Bureau, Lokoja, Area Commander, Nkalagu, Ebonyi State.

“ACP Markus, who has attended Policy, Strategy and Leadership Course at Kuru Jos and Tactical Intelligence Command & Management Course in Enugu is a graduate of Sociology from Ahmadu Bello University and holds an M.Sc in Crime Management and Prevention from Bayero University, Kano.

“ACP Markus is expected to use his wide field experience in refocusing the CRU on its core mandate of running a community-oriented Complaint Management System using multi-platform reporting mechanism through which citizens’ complaints, concerns and queries touching on professional Police misconducts as well as malfeasance by members of the public can be reported and addressed in real-time via a 27/7 Call Centre at Force Headquarters, Abuja.

“The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni urges all members of the Public to give the new CRU Boss their full support, cooperation and all relevant information needed to effectively discharge his duty.”