Adesina Assumes Duty In Benue As New Commissioner Of Police

The Benue State Police Command on Wednesday said its newly deployed helmsman, CP, Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina has assumed duty as the Commissioner of Police.

The Command’s spokesperson, SP Anene Catherine Sewuese in a statement said, “CP. Adesina who hails from Boluwaduro Local Government Area of Osun state, holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Sociology from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos in the year 1989 and proceeded to the University of Ibadan, for a Master’s Degree in Criminology.

“The CP was enlisted into the prestigious Nigeria Police Academy as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on 18th May 1992. As a young officer, he served in various states across the country including Anambra, Kwara, Oyo, Ondo and notably in Benue state where he served as Police Public Relations Officer, Benue state command in 1997 and 2002, Assistant Commissioner of Police, in charge of Operations and Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations.

CP Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina

“He was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police on 31st January 2024 and posted to Benue State as the 41st Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command.

“The detribalized and dutiful police officer has pledged his commitment to use his wealth of experience to fight crime and ensure the safety of lives and property in the state. He has called on the good people of Benue state to support the police with useful and timely information.