Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, Ayuba Elkanah has officially retired from active service after 32 years in the Nigeria Police Force.
He assumed office as Zamfara State Commissioner of Police on August 13th, 2021 and he retired after attaining the age of sixty.
During his twelve months as the commissioner in the state, Ayuba Elkanah worked hard in tackling security challenges in the state
Addressing the outgoing CP Elkanah said he has no regret joining and serving the force.
He appreciated the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman, Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, Heads of security agencies in the state, officers and men of the command for their support which according to him aided his successes
He also appealed to Nigerian youths to join the police force, stressing that it would help to enhance the depleting manpower, “in order to sustain the efforts to rid Zamfara State and Nigeria in general of security challenges
He therefore urged his would be successor, officers and men of the command to remain committed, impartial, corrupt-free, and always ensure justice, fairness and equity while discharging their respective responsibilities.
“I have no regret being a police officer and if I have another opportunity, I will also be a policeman because I really enjoyed myself being in service. CP Elkanah Said
“Today in Gusau, I am leaving with so much legacy. We were able to stimulate our men and enhanced their operational capacity to combat crimes and criminality in the state.
“But all these our achievements were made possible with the collective support and cooperation of the Inspector General of Police, Zamfara State Governor and officers and men of this command.” he explained.
The event was attended by the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle represented by his Deputy Hassan Nasiha, family and friends of the outgoing CP and other top government functionaries.