Keynote Presenter, APAS 2020 International Conference on Human Security and Peace-Building

We write to introduce to you the Keynote Presenter at the 2020 International Conference of the Association for the Promotion of African Studies (APAS) convened by Professor Ikechukwu Anthony Kanu, President of APAS, held on 11th June with the theme: “African Ideologies, Human Security and Peace-Building”, the person of CP John Bassey Abang fdc.

CP John Bassey Abang fdc, is a native of Ogoja in Cross River State. he was born on the 29th February, 1962 and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc.) in International Studies and also Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice Administration from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and UNILAG respectively.

He joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet ASP on the 15th March, 1988. Since then, he has occupied various positions in the Nigeria Police Force which included but not limited to the followings:

  • Divisional Beat /Patrol Officer, Divisional Admin Officer, divisional traffic officer at Ikom Division in Cross River State between 1989-1990.
  • Unit Commander MOPOL 11 PMF Squadron Calabar, Cross River between (1990-1995).
  • Pioneer Squadron Commander MOPOL 29 PMF Awka, Anambra State between 1999-2000.
  • 2i/c Ota Area Command, OC Special Enquiry Bureau and Command Pay Master, Ogun State Command between 2000 -2002.
  • Commandant Police Mobile Training College, Gwoza between 2004/2007.
  • Squadron Commander MOPOL 6 PMF Maiduguri, 2007.
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police In-charge of Operations Department, Borno State Police Command.
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police In-charge of Operations department Anambra State Command, 2009,
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations Department, Osun State Police Command
  • Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State Police Command
  • Commissioner of Police in-charge of Research and Development in the department of Research and planning, FHQ Abuja,
  • Currently, the 28th Commissioner of Police Anambra State Police Command.

CP J B. Abang, fdc has attended several professional courses, Seminars and workshops both within and outside Nigeria some of which includes Combat Operations Course, Armoured Personnel Carrier Operations Course, Squadron Commander PMF Operations Management Course respectively. Furthermore, Cp JB Abang attended the Peace Support Operations in Vicenza Italy and Anti terrorism/ management course with the French National Police in Paris, France. He also attended the National Defence College Abuja and has utilized his wealth of experience largely in Operations and investigations of high profile cases such as Armed banditry, kidnappings etc.

He is the recipient of many certificates of Commendations and Awards for bravery, hard work and Selfless Service both within and outside Nigeria. His hobbies include playing golf and driving. He is happily married with Children.

Ejikemeuwa J. O. Ndubuisi, Ph.D

APAS Secretary

Tansian University Umunya, Anambra State
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