By Nosa Akenzua in Asaba
A new Commissioner of Police (CP) has resumed duty in Delta State Command. He is Anthony Ogbizi Michael. The new CP is taking over from CP Muhammad A. Mustafa who has been redeployed to Ebonyi State for his primary assignment.
An alumnus of the University of Calabar where he obtained a Bsc degree in Political Science, CP Anthony Ogbizi Michael, hails from Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State.
The CP, who enlisted into the Force in 1986 as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), has held various posts which include ACP DOPs Delta State, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Special Investigation Unit FCIID Abuja, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Counter Terrorism and General Investigation EFCC.
He was Deputy Commissioner of Police Administration Force Headquarters Abuja, Commissioner of Police former Special Fraud Unit, Abuja, CP Community Policing Force Headquarters Abuja, CP Special Squad Unit Abuja, CP Railway Command, CP Abia State Command and briefly CP Ebonyi State Police Command.
CP Anthony Ogbizi Michael is happily married and has children.
While taking over from the outgoing CP, the incoming CP promised to build on existing security mechanisms on ground towards enthroning the reign of peace and security in Delta State. He advised members of the public to always cooperate with the Police and other security agencies at all times.
In statement issued and signed by the command’s public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka copy made available to Journalists stated that in the handing over remarks, the outgoing Commissioner of Police, CP Mustafa A. Muhammad mni thanked the State Government and the people of the state for their cooperation with him and urged them to extend the same cooperation to his successor.
*Delta State’s new commissioner of police, Anthony Ogbizi Michael