The Bayelsa State Police Command wishes to inform the general public and well meaning individuals in the State, that a new Commissioner of Police (CP) has been posted to the Command. He is CP Adeyinka Kolawole Sodipo. He takes over from CP Peter Ogunyanwo, who has been redeployed to Police Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The new CP assumed duty on 31st May, 2016. Until his present posting, he was the Commissioner of Police, Osun State Police Command. He is a disciplinarian and a professional Police Officer, who has served in various Commands and Formations in various capacities.
Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Asinim Butswat in a statement at the state capital Yenagona on Tuesday May 31, 2016, said the command wishes to solicit the cooperation and parternership of the good and well meaning people of Bayelsa State, to accord the new Commissioner of Police, the necessary support to discharge his duties of maintaining law and order in the state.