The new Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone One Headquarters, AIG Umar Mamman Sanda, on Monday assumed duty.
He took over from AIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji, who was deployed to Force Headquarters, Abuja.
According to statement by DSP Najib Hashim Jibia, Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, AIG Umar Mamman Sanda, was born on the 13th August, 1964.
He hails from Michika LGA of Adamawa State.
He attended Bulabulin primary school Maiduguri in 1976 and Teachers College Potiskun, Yobe State in 1981.
He has a Bachelor Degree of Laws (LLB) from the prestigious University of Maiduguri in 1987.
He proceeded to the famous Nigerian Law School where he obtained Barrister at Law (BL) 1988.
He did his mandatory National Youth Service Corps at Police Detective College Enugu in the year 1988- 1989.
He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) course 16 on 3rd March, 1990.
He attended the Elite Police Academy, Kaduna now Police Academy, Wudil, Kano, and upon completion of training in the Academy, he was posted to Kwara State Police Command as officer on training attachment at ‘A” Divisional Police Headquarters, Ilorin in the ycar 1991- 1992.
He served in various capacities in the Police Force among which are:
i. Head of Legal Department, Yobe State Police Command (1992-1995).
ii. An Investigator, Nigeria Police Force Special Fraud Unit Lagos (1995-2001).
iii. Member Nigeria Police Contingent, United Nations Peace Keeping Mission, EastTimor. (2001 – 2002).
iv. Divisional Police Officer, Dunukofia Police Divisional Headquarters, Anambra StateCommand (2002 -2003).
V. Pioneer Head of General Investigation Unit, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos (2003- 2007).
vi. Head of Economic Governance Unit, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Headquarters, Abuja (2007- 2009).
vii. Assistant Commissioner of Police, X-Squad, Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Abuja (2010 – 2012).
viii. Deputy Commandant, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Academy, Abuja (June, 2013- December, 2013).
x. Counter Terrorism Department, Office of the National Security Adviser (December. 2013-2016).
xi. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Administration, Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) (2016-2020).
xi. Commissioner of Police, Administration, Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID), (August, 2021 to November, 2021).
xii. Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Command (November, 2021 to November, 2022).
xiv. Commissioner of Police, X-Squad, FCIID Annex Lagos, (November, 2022 to February, 2023).
xv. Commissioner of Police, Port Authority Police, (Western) Command, Lagos (February, 2023 to March, 2023).
xvi. Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 9, Umuahia (March, 2023 to June, 2023).
Now the 23rd Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone One Headquarters, Kano.
AIG Umar Mamman Sanda, has attended so many workshops, seminars, professional, leadership and intelligent courses and has written many write-ups both at local and international levels amongst which are:
i. Fellow Defence College – Nigeria Defence College Abuja.
ii. Advance Detective Course (ADC) – Police Staff College, Jos.
iv.Investigation Strategy, Management and Techniques (Crown Agent, United Kingdom) November, 2005. Anti-Money Laundering Course – Cyprus.
A paper presented to National Defence College Abuja, titled Armed Banditry and National Security”, Zamfara State in Perspective.
Citizenship and Leadership Training – Shere Hills, Jos (1991).
The AlG is happily married and blessed with children. His hobbies includes: policing, reading, training, travelling and meeting people.
The statement added that the AIG is soliciting for the support and cooperation of all Nigerians living in Kano and Jigawa States for better service delivery in the Zone.