Zubairu Muazu Resumes Duty As New Lagos Police Commissioner


Zubairu Muazu has resumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police of Lagos State.

Muazu, who is the 35th Commissioner of Police in the state, resumed duties on Friday at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, the state’s capital, on Friday.

In his maiden address to officers at the state headquarters, he sought the cooperation of all Lagosians in the fight against crimes and criminality, noting that security is everybody’s business.

He also warned criminal elements in the state to change their ways or have the police to contend with.

He promised to build on the achievements of his predecessors in the office.

The new Lagos CP enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet assistant superintendent of police on March 15, 1988, and was trained at the Nigeria Police Academy, Annex, Kaduna, from March 1988 to August 1989.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Master of Science degree in Policy and Strategic Management.

Muazu is a member of the elite Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos.
Other academic qualifications of the Commissioner of Police include a master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy, Postgraduate Certificate in Corruption Studies and Advanced Diploma in Public Administration.

Until his recent posting, he was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Interpol, Force CID Annex, Lagos.

He has also held various command positions such as Commissioner of Police (Admin) Department of Finance and Administration, Police Force Headquarters, Abuja; Commissioner of Police, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), FHQ, Abuja; and Commissioner of Police of Niger and Akwa Ibom states.





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