Iliyasu takes over from CP Wakili Mohammed, who retired from the Force on 26th May, 2019 after 35years of unqualified meritorious service to the Force and the Nation at large.
CP Ahmed Iliyasu, who holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, was until his deployment, the Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Iliyasu whose posting is with immediate effect had also held command position as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Ogun State Command from 2016 to January, 2019.
He is expected to bring to bear his wide policing and law enforcement experience in managing the complex security challenges in the beautiful and ancient city of Kano.
The Inspector General of Police, while wishing the outgoing CP Wakili Mohammed a blissful retirement, enjoined the new CP to up the ante in ensuring effective policing of the State.