Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Don Awunah as the new Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) to replace Olabisi Kolawole.
Until his new assignment, Awunah was deputy commissioner of Police in charge of Homicide Section of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) Abuja.
He holds B.A degree in Philosophy from the University of Lagos and M.A in International Relations and Strategic Studies from the Benue State University, Makurdi.
He is a Fellow of Institute of Security Studies, Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration, and Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).
The outgoing Force PRO, Mrs Kolawole, an assistant commissioner of police, who was appointed FPRO in August 2015, urged the media and the public to extend maximum cooperation to the new spokesman.
Awunah promised to work to increase the tempo of good relationship between the Police and the public in line with the policy thrust of the Nigeria Police Force, a statement by Murtala Bello, an admin officer at the Force Public Relations Department said.
Bello said the new spokesperson could be reached on mobile phone number 09059202456, and via email address Padotel@hotmail.com.