The new Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Yekini A Ayoku has assumed responsibility as the 40th Commissioner of Police to serve in Kaduna.
He immediately took his first official tour to Kaduna-Abuja road, with a view to restoring public confidence and assuring passengers of their safety throughout the State.
A statement by the Police Public Relatons Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige said the new commissioner of Police also visited the scene of the infamous incident of the attack on Abuja – Kaduna bound train to appreciate the sacrifices of the gallant officers, empathize with the victims and seek area of improvement to forestall future occurrence.
The CP equally tasked Officers and men to get themselves ready for the task ahead as there is no room for laxity under his watch and criminals must not be allowed a free operating space wherever they may be.
The CP appealed to the good people of the State to extend their good hands of fellowship to his administration as the task is not a one-man show, saying that with the collective efforts of all stakeholders, the task though enormous, is absolutely surmountable.
The new Commissioner of Police called for synergy amongst all the security architectures in the State, as his doors remained always open to all and sundry in his quest to reduce violent crime to the barest minimum.
Ayoku hails from Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State.
An alumnus of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, CP Ayoku was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in March 1990 and had his Cadet Officers’ training at the Police Academy Annex, Kaduna.