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New Delta CP assumes duty

Godwin Udoh, Asaba

Barely four days to the presidential election, Delta State’s new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyinka Adeleke Bode, has promised to build on the existing security mechanism to ensure peace in the state.

Mr. Bode took over from DIG Anthony Ogbizi Michael, who was redeployed to Force Headquarters having been elevated from the rank of Commissioner to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG).

In a statement made available to our correspondent, in Asaba, by the Command acting spokesman, ASP Chuks Oriseweizie, CP Bode is well read, holds various degrees in diverse disciplines.

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The statement added that, he had served in various formations and Commands, until his recent posting to Delta State Command he was the Force Quarter Master, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Bode, however, advised members of the public to always cooperate with the police and other security agencies at all times by availing them with the vital necessary information that could help nip every crime in the bud.

While handing over to new CP, outgoing DIG Anthony Ogbizi Michael, thanked the state government and the people of Delta State for their cooperation with him and urged them to extend same to his successor.