GAMBO, Alhaji Muhammadu

Inspector- General of Police, born April 15, 1937, Jimeta- Yola, Gongola State; married, has children; Education: Jimeta Elementary School, 1947-49, Yola Middle School, 1950-55, Bauchi Provin cial Secondary School, 1956-58, Government College, Keffi, 1958-59, Nigeria Police College, Kaduna, 1959, Police College, Ikeja, 1959, Detective Training School, Wakefield, UK, 1962, Bramhill Police College, UK, 1963, In ternational Police Academy, Washington DC, USA, 1980, National Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt, Wolfson College, University of Cam bridge, UK, 1980-81, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru; enlisted in the Nigeria Police as a Cadet sub-Inspector, September, 1959; promoted Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), 1963, Deputy Superintendent of Police, 1967, Superintendent of Police, 1969, Chief Superintendent of Police 1972 and assistant Commissioner of Police, 1974; promoted Commissioner of Police, 1977; appointed Commissioner of Police and member, Executive Council, Lagos State, 1979-81; pro moted assistant Inspector General of Police and transferred to Force Criminal Investigation Division, Alagbon Close, Lagos, 1982; promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, 1984; appointed Inspector General of Police and member, Armed Forces Ruling Council, since November 1, 1986; member, Board of Gover nors, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Badagry; member, Board of Gover nors, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC); member, National Institute (mni); member, British Institute of Criminologists; member, In ternational Association of Police Chiefs; Na tional Decorations: Independence Medal, Nigeria Police Long Service Medal, National Service Medal, Republic Medal, General Service Medal; Hobbies: reading, writing, swimming, music; Official Address: Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, Kam Salem House, Moloney Street, Lagos; Telephone: (01)634001
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