Swift Reporters Congratulates AIG Habu Ahmadu Sani

The Editorial Board of Swift Publishing Company Limited, publisher of Swift Reporters has congratulated the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Habu Ahmadu Sani on his recent promotion as Assistant Inspector General of Police.

In a congratulatory message to AIG Habu Ahmadu Sani, the Publisher of Swift Reporters, Adewole Kehinde said that the promotion is long overdue considering the various positions and posts he has held in the Nigeria Police Force both within and outside Nigeria.

AIG Habu Ahmadu Sani is one of the most incorruptible and very intelligent Police officer in Nigeria today, Adewole said.

“Officer like AIG Habu Ahmadu Sani will make the best Inspector General of Police if consider for that position especially now that the tenure of the current IGP comes to an end in few days to come, Adewole reiterated

The Police Service Commission approved the promotion of 20,356 Senior Police Officers. Nine Commissioners of Police were promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of and another nine promoted from the rank of Deputy Commissioner to Commissioners of Police.

The promotion is one of the decisions of the 11th Plenary Meeting of the Commission held in Abuja on Wednesday, January 25, 2021 and presided over by its Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.

Habu was born into the family of Alhaji Ahmadu Sani of KARHI Royal House, Hakimin Gidan Bango -Gundumar Dinbiso, Wurno LGA of Sokoto State on 7th April, 1964.

After the mandatory primary and secondary school education from 1971 to 1982, he attended the prestigious Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto where he obtained his B.sc (Education) in Geography from 1985-1990 and proceeded on his one year National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) at GSSS, Ganye, Adamawa State (formerly Gongola) from 1990/91.

He Joined the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police and did his training at Police Academy Annex Kaduna from 18th May, 1992.

Some offices occupied by the New AIG are as follows;

Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and Officer In-charge of Intelligence Bureau in various states of the federation which includes: Jigawa, Kebbi Cross-river and Niger State as well as Ports Authority Police Command Officer In-Charge ZIB Zone 6 Calabar and Facilitator/Course Officer at the Police Intelligence School, Enugu.

He served in United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) as training coordinator in Bentiu Team Site, South Sudan, 2006-2007

As an Assistant Commissioner of Police, he was posted Niger State Command as ACP Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID). Later transferred to Force Headquarters Abuja, got promoted and headed the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) as Deputy Commissioner of Police In-charge of the Unit (TIU)

Furthermore, in acknowledging his hard work and Successes recorded in the fight against Crimes and Criminality across the Country, he was posted to head IGP- Monitoring Unit at Force Headquarters Abuja and promoted to the Rank of Commissioner of Police.

The office is directly responsible for supervision and coordination of sensitive Intelligence and special tactical operational outfits as well as referred investigations of the Nigeria Police Force through the ISP’s office.

Before his posting to Kano, he was once the Commissioner of Police, Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) FHQ Abuja and at the same time Deputy Coordinator of the Intelligence arm of Operation Puff Adder launched by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu to checkmate crimes across the country.

He was appointed the Kano State Commissioner of Police in November 2019 

It is hoped that the new Assistant Inspector General of Police would employ his numerous wealth of experiences and expertise in his new promotion in taking Nigeria Police to a greater height.