Jigawa gets new police commissioner

CP. Aliyu Sale Tafida, the newly posted police commissioner in Jigawa State, has solicited for the support and cooperation of the good people of the State for a better policing.

ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, the command spokesman, made this known in a press statement. He said CP. Aliyu assumed duty as substantive Commissioner of Police,
Jigawa State Police Command on 9th August, 2021.

He took over from CP. Usman Sule Gomna, who was elevated to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police and redeployed to zone 6 Headquarters, Calabar, Cross-River State.

Adam explained that the new Commissioner of Police has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History/Islamic studies and hails from Yamaltu-Debba LGA of Gombe state.

He joined the Nigeria Police Force as cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1990.

Mr. Tafida has worked in various commands, departments, formations and units of the Nigeria Police Force.

“He served as Deputy Commissioner of Police and in charge of Operation zone 3 Yola, Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration and finance, Taraba State and Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Plateau State Command, after which he was elevated to the substantive rank of Commissioner of Police and posted to Jigawa State Police command,” the statement said.


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