Commissioner of Police Hussain Rabiu Takes Over Zamfara State Police Command


The Commissioner of Police, Hussain Rabiu assumed duty as 30th Commissioner of Police in Zamfara State Police Command.

He took over from his predecessor CP Abutu Yaro, who was redeployed to Imo state as the state Commissioner of Police.

The new Zamfara State Police boss, was born on 26th March, 1962 in Niger State and attended both primary and secondary schools in Niger state from where he proceeded to University of Sokoto where he graduated in 1987 with Bachelor in Education.

After his successful graduation, he did his National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) in oyo state in the year 1988.

CP Hussain Rabiu was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 3rd march, 1990 as cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (C/ASP) where he was professionally trained at the prestigious police Academy (Kaduna Annex).

After his successful passed out, CP Rabiu was posted to Delta state police command where he undergone a one year compulsory attachment for cadet officers, and later served in the following commands/ Formations.

Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) Enere Division, Warri, Delta state; Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Warri, Delta state command, among other Divisions as DPO.

He was 2i/c Zonal CID, Zone 5 Benin city, Edo state; O/C AIG’s Monitoring unit, Zone 5 Benin city, Edo state; Area Commander Warri, Delta State Police command; Area Commander Railway Zaria, Kaduna State Police Command and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Safer Highways patrol, Force Headquarters Abuja.

He was also, Deputy Commissioner of Police SCID Bayelsa state police command; Deputy commissioner of police operations, Edo state police command; Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Zone 4 Makurdi, Benue state; Two times Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Imo state Police Command, where he was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police and posted to Force Headquarters Abuja as CP Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD).

The Commissioner of Police as a seasoned and operationally minded officer, had attended many courses to mention but a few below; Junior Command Course 36/2001; CSP TO ACP Promotion Course 2012 and Strategic Leadership Command Course 3/2016 among others.

The CP Rabiu according to the Zamfara Police Command spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu, in his introductory speech to the Strategic and tactical Commanders of the command, reiterated his determination and commitment to enhance robust policing to actualize the transformation and repositioning agenda of the Inspector General of police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba as well as to work in collaboration with other security agencies and host communities, so that community policing concept of the Nigeria police Force can be greatly achieved.

The new CP seek cooperation, collaboration and partnership from members of the public by giving useful and timely information to enable the command rid the state of all forms of criminality.