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Zamfara gets new Commissioner of Police


The newly deployed Commissioner of Police to the Zamfara Command, Mr Abuti Yaro, has assumed office.

This was contained in a statement issued in Gusau on Wednesday by SP Muhammad Shehu, the Command Public Relations Officer.

Shehu said Yaro replaced the former Commissioner, Usman Nagogo, who was transferred to the Force Headquarters,  Abuja.

“Zamfara State Police Command wishes to inform members of the public that, CP Abutu Yaro, has been posted as the new Commissioner of Police in the State,” he said.

Yaro, an Indigine of Kogi, holds B.A (HONS) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1986.

After his National Youth Servce Corp at the Police College, Ikeja, in 1987, Yaro was enlisted into the Nigeria Police as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1988.

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The new commissioner of police had his Cadet Training at the Nigeria Police Academy, (Kaduna Annex) where he successfully passed out and posted to Benue Police Command for his one compulsory attachment.

Yaro’s last duty post was the Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

He attended many courses within and outside the country which included Mopol Combat Training Course 1993, at Mobile Police Training School, Gwoza, Borno.

He also attended the Junior Command Course 36/2001, at Police Staff College and Senior Command Course, No. 01/2010, at Police Staff College, Jos, Plateau.

Yaro is a member, International Association of Chief of Police, 44 Canal Centre Plaza #200, Alexandria VA 22314, VIGINA, USA .

He was a member of Course 28/2019 -2020, at National Defence College, Abuja, among others.

“The new Commissioner of Police has since assumed duty and he assured the people of Zamfara State of hard work, commitments, dedication and professionalism in the discharge of his duty,” Shehu said. 

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