Ogheneochuko Okumagba

Wale Abass has resumed duty as Commissioner of Police in Delta State, he took over from AIG Ari Ali, who was recently promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police and deployed to Lagos State as AIG zone 2.

CP Abass is the 21st Commissioner of Police in Delta State.

Before his deployment as Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass has served as Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations Yobe State; Deputy Commissioner of Police, SCID Asaba Delta State; Deputy Commissioner of Police Ogun State, Deputy Commissioner of Police, SCID Oyo State

He had also served as Assistant Commissioner of Police, State CID Delta State; Area Commander ā€˜Cā€™ Surulere, Lagos State; Commander 16 Squadron, Mobile Police Force; Area Commander, Mubi, Adamawa State; Area Commander, Railway, Lagos State Railway Command.

CP Abass holds a Master’s Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Political Science. He hails from Ede North local government area, Osun State.

Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe said the new CP has urged members of the public to co-operate with the Police and other security agencies at all time while tasking the youths not to allow themselves to be used for any act of criminality

He promised to build on existing security mechanisms already in place in the State to ensure peace and safety in Delta State.

In his handing over remarks, the outgoing Commissioner of Police, AIG. Ari Ali, thanked the State Government and the people of the Delta State for their cooperation while he was in charge of the command and urged them to extend the same to his successor.