The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has appointed Chief Superintendent of Police, Sogbeba West, as the new Deputy Force Public Relations Officer.
In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, Olabisi Kolawole, in Abuja on Tuesday, she said the appointment is with immediate effect.
According to the statement, West who holds a diploma in Security Strategies, hails from Rivers and had served in Enugu Command as a Personal Assistant to the then Commissioner of Police of the Command.
He had also headed the Special Anti-robbery Squad, Enugu, as well as worked in the Taraba Command as well as having served in the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions in Kosovo and East Timor.
“His experience in policing has seen him through in Nasarawa, Rivers and Kogi Commands,” it said.
West replaces CSP Abayomi Shogunle who now heads the Crime Response Unit (CRU).