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Zone 16 gets new AIG after Don Awunah’s death

Posted by on June 14, 2022 0

A new Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Ayim Abrahim Eyong has assumed duty at the Zone 16 headquarters in Bayelsa State.

Eyong replaces the late AIG, Don Awunah who died last month after a brief illness.

The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Ikwo Kevin Lafieghe, in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Tuesday, announced that the new AIG is the third in the line of AIG that has presided over the Zone 16 covering Bayelsa and Rivers states.

Eyong, while assuming duty at the zonal headquarters in Yenagoa, promised to bring his professional and intellectual exposure to bear in superintending the affairs of the two states within the zone.

The new AIG hails from the Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State and was commissioned into the Nigerian Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1988 and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography and Regional Planning from the University of Jos.

Eyong was described as a dogged crime fighter and operational guru who has held several positions in the strata of the police force. Until his recent appointment, promotion and posting, he was a Commissioner of Police, Administration in the Department of Finance and Administration, Force headquarters, Abuja.

Zone 16 gets new AIG after Don Awunah’s death


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