Adeoye Assumes Duty as 33rd Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu

The new Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command, CP Aderemi Adeoye, has assumed duty as the thirty-third Commissioner of the Command.

CP Adeoye, born on August nineteen,1966 at Abeokuta, Ogun State, hails from Modakeke in Ife-East Local Government Area, Osun State.

He obtained a Bachelor of Science, BSC, degree in Botany, from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State, and a Master’s degree in Psychology from University of Ibadan.

A release signed by Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said that CP Adeoye, was enlisted in the Nigeria Police Force on May first 1989 and sequel to the successful completion of training, he was posted and served in various capacities, including Patrol & Guard Officer, Divisional Crime Officer, and Detective in the state Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Abeokuta and Awka.

According to the release, CP Adeoye was the pioneer Officer Commander of Anambra State Troopers, a Sector Commander Joint Task Force against Boko haram in Borno State as well as Divisional Police Officer, Olu Obasanjo and Special Area Divisions in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

As Deputy Commissioner of Police, he served as the DC in charge of Finance & Administration, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Alagbon, Lagos, DC Police Mobile Force Coordinator South-East in Operations to Restore Peace.

He was also the DC Operations in Anambra State Police Command between 2021 and 2022.

He also served as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Anti- Human Trafficking, Force CID, Alagbon, Lagos before his deployment as the thirty-third Commissioner of Police Anambra State Police Command.

CP Aderemi has in the course of his service, attended a host of professional and staff courses as he was privileged to serve in the United Nations Mission in Liberia as Special Assistant to United Nations Commissioner and Crime Analyst for the Mission among others.

He is a recipient of the Inspector General Police Commendation for Courage, Joint Task Force Commander’s Commendation for Leadership; Rotary Club and Lion’s Club award for vocational service, and Commissioner of Police Award for diligent investigation.

CP Adeoye is a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration and a member, International Association of Chiefs of Police, his hobbies include playing table tennis, reading, traveling, and watching movies.