Kaduna State Government has appointed a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Mohammed Murtala Abbass,as Special Adviser, Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki.
In a statement signed by governor Nasir El-rufai’s spokesman,Samuel Aruwan, said Abbass graduated in 1980 with combined honours in History and Political from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The statement reads:” He retired from the Nigeria Police Force in 2012 as the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 9, which covered Abia, Anambra, Enugu and Imo States. He was also Force Provost Marshall after serving as Commissioner of Police in Yobe, Anambra, Sokoto and KatsinaStates.”
Aruwan explained further that:”During his service in the police, AIG Abbass was also Commissioner of Police for the Border Patrol and Commissioner of Police in charge of the X-Squad, Force CID. He was Divisional Police Officer in Malali and Rigachikun divisions of the Kaduna State Police Command, and DPO of the Dutse division in Jigawa State.
“A fellow of the War College, AIG Abbass also attended the National Development Course of the Taiwan Military Academy.
AIG Abbass replaces Colonel Yakubu Yusuf (Rtd) who has resigned his appointment” the statement said.