A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to Jigawa state. He is CP Bala Zama Senchi, who until his new appointment was DC Research, and Planning of the Police Force Headquarters, Abuja.
He was also was the Deputy Commandant Police Staff College Jos before he was redeployed to Jigawa state as substantive Commissioner of Police, Jigawa State Police Command.
Senchi replaced CP Rasheed Akintunde who was elevated to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Zone 5 Benin.
The new CP, CP Senchi, hails from Zuru, in Kebbi state. A graduate of Usman Danfodio University Sokoto state, he joined the Nigerian Police Force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police. He had worked in various Commands, departments, formations and units of the Nigeria Police Force.
At the early years of his service in the force, he served as Divisional Crime Officer, (DCO) in Marina Central Police Station, Sokoto Admin Officer Operations, Officer in-charge of Special Task Force, Officer in-charge of Homicide, Fraud, Narcotics at Police state CID Headquarters Sokoto, among others.
Before his elevation, Senchi was DC Admin Katsina state Police Command and DC CID Zone 7, Abuja, among other positions held.
The new CP solicits for the support and cooperation of Jigawa state people for a better policing across the state.