Musa Na Allah Sokoto
A new commissioner of police has been posted to Sokoto state police command, he is CP Ali Aji Janga.
The new CP is the 44th to Sokoto State Police Command since inception.
The commissioner takes over from CP Ibrahim S. Kaoje who proceeded on course to the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) Kuru Jos, Plateau State.
The Commissioner of Police, Ali Aji Janga was born on 11 June 1963 in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State. He attended Central Primary School, Gwoza, Borno State and proceeded to Fika, Government Secondary School Postiskum, Yobe State.
Janga gained admission in to the University of Maiduguri, Borno State where he graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Law (LLB). He enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in 1990, he has worked in different divisions and formations in the Nigeria Police Force.
Commissioner of Police Janga served in notable positions which include; Officer-in-Charge (O/C), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Oyo State Command, Team Leader, Anti-Fraud Unit, Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Alagbon Close, Ikoyi Lagos.
He was Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and Officer in Charge (O/C) General Investigation Department (GID), Akwa Ibom State Police Command, Officer-in-Charge of Economic Governance Department, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Office,
DPO and Chief Superintended of Police Administration (CSP-A), Kogi State Command.
He was Commanding Officer, Police Mobile Force (PMF) No. 20 and 23 both in Lagos State and Second in command, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command.
Other position held by CP Janga include Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Operations, Edo State Command, Area Commander, Sagamu, Ogun State Command, ACP and Deputy Commissioner Administration Office of the Commissioner of Police (CP), Police Mobile Force (PMF), Force Headquarters, Abuja, CP in charge of Police Mobile Force (COMPOL MOPOL), Force Headquarters, Abuja, Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, Commissioner of Police in charge of Federal Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja, Commissioner of Police, Bauch and Kaduna State Command.
CP Ali Aji Janga psc, mni, while serving as Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Police Mobile Force (PMF) Force Headquarters, Abuja, coordinated “operation absolute sanity” on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway in 2017 that yielded the fruits of nipping criminal activities in the bud.
His policing strategies and slogan while serving as the Commissioner of Police in Kaduna Command “Repent or Relocate out of the State”, made crime busting easy for him due to consistent smoking out of criminals and left criminals with no option than to surrender or relocate out of the State.
Furthermore, while in Kaduna State as Commissioner of Police his collaboration with hunters/vigilante groups, did not only led to the recovery of arms and ammunition of different caliber but flushed out kidnappers and bandits in many locations including Maguzawa camp, Bare bari camp, Gurguzu camp and Jan Dutse camps, all located in Kachia LGA of Kaduna State
CP Ali Aji Janga attended many professional courses; seminars and he is a member of International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and also a Member of the National Institute (mni)
The New commissioner of police CP Ali Aji Janga, is happily married to Dr. Hajiya Habiba Ali Janga and is blessed with children.