ACP Markus Ishaku Basiran has been appointed to head the CRU of the police force. He takes over from ACP Abayomi Shogunle who has been redeployed as Area Commander Nkalangi, Ebonyi State.
Some of the different positions held by Basiran within the Force prior to this apoointnent include: Police Public Relations Officer, Zone 12 Bauchi, Unit Commander in the Police Mobile Force (PMF) in Abuja and Bayelsa, O/C Research and Planning Peacekeeping Office, FHQ Abuja, O/C Zonal Intelligence Bureau, Lokoja, Area Commander, Nkalagu, Ebonyi State.
The appointment saddles him with the responsibility to use his wide field experience in refocusing the CRU on its core mandate of running a community oriented Complaint Management System. He is also expected to use multi-platform reporting mechanism through which citizens’ complaints, concerns and queries on professional Police misconducts as well as malfeasance by members of the public can be reported and addressed in real-time via a 27/7 Call Centre at Force Headquarters, Abuja.