Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-rufai has approved the appointment of AIG Mohammed Murtala Abbass as Special Adviser in Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki.
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday and signed by the Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity.
According to the statement, “AIG Abbass replaces Colonel Yakubu Yusuf (Rtd), who has resigned his appointment.
“AIG Abbass graduated in 1980 with combined honours in History and Political from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
“He retired from the Nigeria Police Force in 2012 as the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 9, which covered Abia, Anambra, Enugu and Imo States. He was also Force Provost Marshall after serving as Commissioner of Police in Yobe, Anambra, Sokoto and Katsina States.
“During his service in the police, AIG Abbass was also Commissioner of Police for the Border Patrol and Commissioner of Police in charge of the X-Squad, Force CID.
“He was Divisional Police Officer in Malali and Rigachikun divisions of the Kaduna State Police Command, and DPO of the Dutse division in Jigawa State.
“A fellow of the War College, AIG Abbass also attended the National Development Course of the Taiwan Military Academy.”