The new Commissioner of Police (CP), Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shuaibu Dikko, fsi was born on the 27th July, 1962, at Lere town, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
After Completing mandatory Primary and Secondary School education from 1970 to 1982, he attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria where he obtained his B.A. in Public Administration from 1982 – 1986. He did his one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Rivers State, from 1986 – 1987.
He joined the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (C/ASP) on the 3rd March, 1990 and trained at the famous Police Academy Annex, Kaduna. He served in many Formations and Commands. These includes; He served as Officer in Charge, Patrol and Guard (P&G), Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), Officer in Charge, General Investigation, SCID Rivers State, ADC to the Executive Governor of Nassarawa State, Dr. Abdullahi Adamu.
He was Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in eight (8) Divisions in Rivers and Nassarawa States, Acting Area Commander, Langtang and Jos Metro, Plateau State, Area Commander, Bode-Sa’adu, Kwara State, Zonal Coordinator, North-West Boarder Zone, Katsina State, Deputy Commissioner of Police in Charge of State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Yola, Adamawa State Police Command.
He attended many Courses, Seminars, & Workshops both within and outside the Country. Some of which includes; Junior Command Course – Police Staff College, Jos, 2000, Conflict Management Training, 2003, Information Intelligence Course, Madrid, Spain 2004.
Others are Strategic Leadership and Command Course, Police Staff College, Jos – 2016, Higher and Results–Oriented Management Course at Topo, Badagry, Lagos 2016, Executive Intelligence Management Course (EIMC), Institute for Security Studies, Abuja, 2017.
He is a seasoned Police Officer and has received many Awards and Commendations. He is happily married and blessed with children.