A New Police Chief, Mr. Anderson Bankole, has resumed duty as the Commissioner of Police,CP, Special Fruad Unit, SFU .
CP Bankole , takes over from CP Uwambi Felix Yame, who retired meritoriously from Police Service at the age of 60 years.
The new SFU boss, who is an indigene of Lagos State, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Master degree in International Relations.
Bankole, who assumed duty on April 6, 2021, as the 26th Commissioner of Police in charge of SFU Lagos and Abuja offices, was commissioned into the Police Force on March 15th, 1988, as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (C-ASP) and have served the force in several capacities ,in different parts of the country.
Reputed to be a Versatile investigator, he was CP , Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB),Annex ,Lagos ; CP Maritime and CP Administration ,Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), Force headquarters, Abuja, before his deployment to SFU.
Seasoned Police Officer, who has attended several overseas courses, a member of the International Association Of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Sports Man and the current Technical Chairman of the Nigeria Police Sports, Vice President of Paralympic committee of Nigeria and Member, International Table Tennis Federation (Paratable Tennis Committee ).
In his maiden address to the team managers of the Unit, CP Bankole, reiterated his commitment and determination towards professionalism, diligent investigations of complaints and prosecution of cases with the aim of boosting investors confidence in Nigeria business, in order to actualize the transformation and repositioning agenda of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba.
In a press statement signed by the SFU Public Relations Officer, DSP Eyitayo Johnson , despatched to our Correspondent, he quoted CP Bankole as stating thus : ” I seek cooperation, collaboration and partnership of the members of the public, government ministries / agencies, the central bank of Nigeria, depositors of money in banks, and the Diplomatic community, in giving useful and timely information, responses to letters of investigation activities from SFU.
This, CP Bankole said would enable the Unit to reduce the prevalence of fraud and sundry criminality which presently portrays the country in bad light to the international community.