On May 28,2019, the newly posted Commissioner of Police for Kano State Command have assumed duty. He is CP Ahmed Iliyasu Psc+,B.A(Hons),Dip,MBA born at Tudun Wada Kaduna, Kaduna State. He attended LEA Primary School Faki road and Rimi College all in Kaduna. He proceeded to School of Basic Studies ABU Zaria and then Usman Danfodio University Sokoto where he bagged Bachelors Degree B.A (Hons) History/Social Sciences. He did the National Youth Service Corps programme in Imo State.
CP Iliyasu was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) on 15th August, 1988. He received Training at Nigeria Police Academy Annex Kaduna, and after he passed-out, he was posted and deployed accordingly.
CP Iliyasu served various postings such as DTO, DCO, DPO, Area Commander, Director Professional Studies, DCP FCIID, CP Course Coordinator and Command’s Commissioner of Police. He served these capacities in Command’s like Gombe, FCT Abuja, Kaduna, Sokoto, Lagos, Police College Kaduna, Police Staff College Jos and Force CIID Abuja among others.
CP Iliyasu attended many courses, Workshops and Seminars for capacity improvement among which are United Nations Angola mission, ADC Course, ICC Course CRC, SCC, SC, Strategic Management Course and Promotion course among others.
Some of his major achievements includes; the arrest, Investigation and prosecution of many notorious armed robbers, Car snatchers, Fraudsters, Bandits, Kidnappers and others sophisticated forms of criminals. He led to the recovery of properties, Vehicles, Cash, Arms and Ammunitions worth billions of naira.
He was appointed as Chief investigation Officer by the United Verification Mission III Angola. He participated in various operations that dislodged and arrested criminals terrorizing Ijebu-Ode water ways, Ore/Benin/Sagamu expressway, Ogun, Lagos, and Oyo States.
CP Iliyasu is a recipient of awards and commendation at local and international levels. Among which are commendation letter by UN Police Commissioner (1995), award of excellence by Crescent University Abeokuta, Security Watch Africa award as the most Innovative Commissioner of Police in West Africa. Most media friendly award by Radio Nigeria paramount FM Abeokuta, Excellence award on Community policing by TM Magazine, Award of excellence on security by West African Students Parliament to mention but a few.
He is a seasoned Police Tutor/Lecturer who served in Police Staff College Jos, Police Academy and Police College Kaduna.
CP Iliyasu is happily married and blessed with Children. His hobbies includes Reading, Jogging, Travelling and Socializing.
As the new CP assumed, The Kano State Police Command wishes to call on all the good people of Kano State to continue the cordial relationship and cooperation you have been rendering, please.
DSP ABDULLAHI HARUNA,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KANO STATE COMMAND.