Police Gets New Spokesperson

Police Gets New Spokesperson

Chris Steven, Abuja
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has appointed Donald Anwunah as the new Force Public Relations Officer, to replace the outgoing Olabisi Kolawole who held the position from August 2015 to June 2016.
Awunah, a graduate of Philosophy from the University of Lagos was until his appointment Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Homicide Section of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) Abuja.
He also obtained the following academic qualifications; M.A in International Relations and Strategic Studies in 2010, from Benue State University, Makurdi.
Besides his core academic trainings and attainments, DCP Donald attended numerous Professional Police Courses within and outside the country namely: National Security Training in Israel (2015), UNODC Seminar for Criminal Justice Practitioners on the implementation of UN Convention Against Trans-national Organized Crime in Abuja (2002), Community Policing Training, Huston, USA (2007), Police Leadership and Management – Community Policing, Scottish Police College, Scotland (2003), Study Tour of England and Scotland Police Formations – Community Policing (2003), Crime Prevention: Trans-national Organised Crime – Unafei, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan (2000) and Advanced Detective Course (1991).
He also has the following working experience; A member of the Nigeria Police Contingent to the UN Peace Keeping Mission in East-Timor (UNMIT) between (2008 – 2009) where he served as the UN Police Spokesperson. He served in various capacities in the Force; he was 2i/c Special Fraud Unit, FCID Abuja (2001), Assistant Commissioner of Police, Management Service (2009-2010), Area Commander, Owerri Area Command, Imo State (2010-2011), Assistant Commissioner of Police, CID ‘D’ Department, Akwa-Ibom State (2011-2013), Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Edo State (2014) and Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge Homicide, FCIID (2014).