Several years after he was replaced as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) Mr. Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), the acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Abubakar Adamu Mohammed brought him back to head the department.
His appointment was made known in a statement signed by CSP Aremu Adeniran on Wednesday. According to Adeniran Mba takes over from Moshood Jimoh, an acting Deputy Commissioner of Police (Ag. DCP).
Before this latest appointment which takes immediate effect, Mba was working at the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi- Lagos.
Frank Mba, is a Lawyer, an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he studied Law. He also has a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Dundee, Scotland- United Kingdom.
A product of the Nigeria Police Academy, Kano where he had his initial police trainings, Mba is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy, Quantico- USA. He also holds a Certificate in National and International Security from the Harvard University, USA.
A former Police Spokesman- both at the national and the Lagos State Command levels, Frank is an experienced communicator and image maker.
Adeniran said the new IGP has charged him to bring his wealth of experience to bear in revamping the image of the Force, improving the relationship between the citizens and the police, bridging existing communication gap between the police and its stakeholders, and assisting the IGP in realizing his mission and vision for the Force and the nation.
“He was a member of the Nigeria Police Contingent to the United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in Liberia between 2006 and 2007, where he distinguished himself through a combination of hard work, professionalism, and discipline, thereby earning himself the prestigious UN Medal.
“He has since assumed duty as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Force Headquarters, Abuja,” Adeniran stated.