The Inspector General of Police. IGP Usman Alkali Baba has deployed a new Commissioner of Police for Anambra state command.
He is , CP Tony Olofu who hails from Apa local government area of Benue state.
He replaces Christian Owolabi who has been deployed to Abuja.
Until his appointment , Tony Olofu was the Director Operations and Intelligence, National Center for the Control of Small Arms AMD Light Weapons at the office of the National Security Adviser , Abuja.
A release by the Police Public Relations Officer o the Command, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga says he was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Assistant superintendent of police (ASP)on 3rd March,1990. Sequel to a successful completion of Traning at POLAC, Kano.
The New Commissioner of Police has served as Commander 25 Police Mobile Training PMF Azumini, Divisional Police Officer, Garki, Abuja.
As an Assistant Commissioner of Police , he served as the Area Commander, Kubwa, Abuja Command, Commander Operation Doo Akpo, Bayelsa State.
According to the statement, CP Tony As Deputy Commissioner of police was the DC,Operation Ebonyi Sate, DC in charge of Criminal Investigation Department CID Bauchi State Command.
He also as a Commissioner of Police, served as CP Counter Terrorism Unit, CP Director Operations and Intelligence National Center for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons at the Office of the National Security Adviser ONSA, Abuja before his depolyment as the 31st Commissioner of Police Anambra state Police Command.
Tony Olofu, has attended host of professional and staff courses including Advanced Detective Course in Jos, Squadron Command Course,Tactical Leadership & Command Course and Strategic Leadership & Command Course, Jos.
He is also member of the Nigeria Contingent to Angola, Member Africa center for strategic studies, National defence University Arlington Virginia, USA and Member International Chiefs of Police USA.