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Frank Mba appointed as new Police PRO

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The Inspector General of Police has appointed ACP Frank Mba as the new Spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force. He takes over from Moshhod Jimoh, an acting Deputy Commissioner of Police who is being posted out on other national assignment.

This was contained in a release today by the Nigerian Police Force on their verified Twitter handle, @PoliceNG. The Statement was signed by CSP Aremu, Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Until appointed, Mba was working at the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi, Lagos. His posting takes immediate effect.

Mba is an Assistant Commissioner of Police and a Lawyer graduated from the University of Lagos. He also has a Masters Degree in Law from University of Dundee, Scotland in United Kingdom.

Mba is a graduate of the Nigeria Police Academy in Kano and a graduate of FBI National Academy, Quantico – USA. He also has a certificate in National and International Security from Harvard University, USA.

The statement reads:

A former Police Spokesman – both at the national and Lagos State Command levels. Frank is an experienced communicator and image maker.

The new Inspector General of Police has therefore charged him to bring his wealth of experience to bear in revamping the image of the Force, improving the relationship between the citizens and the police, bridging existing communication gap between the police and its stakeholders, and assisting the IGP in realising his Mission and Vision for the Force and the Nation

ContingentMba was a member of the Nigeria Police Force Contigent to the United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in Liberia between 2006 and 2007, earning the prestigious UN Medal.

The release concludes:

He has since assumed duty as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Force Headquarters, Abuja.