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Anambra insecurity: IG appoints Echeng as new Police chief, deploys special forces




The Inspector-Common of Police, Usman Baba has posted CP Echeng Eworo Echeng to Anambra State.

Echeng assumes workplace because the Commissioner of Police, taking up from CP Tony Olofu who has been redeployed to the Drive Headquarters, Abuja.

Baba additionally ordered the deployment of a detachment of NPF Particular Forces to Anambra to enrich the peace-building efforts of the Nigeria Police Operation Restore Peace.

In an announcement on Tuesday by Drive spokesman, Frank Mba, the IGP expressed concern on the renewed incidents of assaults on harmless people.

He directed Echeng to mobilize kinetic and non-kinetic legislation enforcement and crime-fighting approaches to reverse the detrimental pattern, reclaim public areas from hoodlums and restore public peace.

Echeng, till now the Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa, holds a First Diploma in Historical past from the College of Maiduguri.

Ths CP obtained in depth coaching on international peace help operations at Mission Coaching Cell, Kielce in Poland, amongst different tactical and management programs.

Echeng additionally served as a former Police Element Commander, Joint Process Drive, Operation Delta Secure, Deputy Commissioner of Police in control of Zonal CID, Zone-13, Ukpo in Anambra.

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