CP Bartholomew Nnamdi Onyeka has been appointed as the new Plateau State commissioner of police by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba.
The appointment follows the redeployment of CP Edward Egbuka to the Force Headquarters for other national engagements.
Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday.
Onyeka, who hails from Nkume, in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State, holds a B. A (Hons) in Public Administration and a Masters Degree in Defence Studies from Punjab University, India.
He has attended several tactical and leadership courses within and outside Nigeria including Strategic Leadership and Command Course (SLCC), Police Staff College, Jos; Financial Malpractices Investigation Course; Armed Conflict Management Course, Command Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State.
Onyema has served in operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Bauchi, Imo, Abia, Zamfara state commands and Zone 1 Headquarters, Kano.
Baba assured the people of Plateau of the unrelenting commitment of the police to contain prevailing and emerging crimes in the state.
The IGP charged Onyeka to use his community-building experience to improve public safety and security of lives and property.