By Yakubu Salisu, Kano
Habu was born into the family of Alhaji Ahmadu Sani of KARHI Royal House, Hakimin Gidan Bango -Gundumar Dinbiso, Wurno LGA of Sokoto State on 7th April, 1964.
After the mandatory primary and secondary school education from 1971 to 1982, he attended the prestigious Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto where he obtained his B.sc (Education) in Geography from 1985-1990 and proceeded on his one year National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) at GSSS, Ganye, Adamawa State (formerly Gongola) from 1990/91.
He Joined the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police and did his training at Police Academy Annex Kaduna from 18th May, 1992.
Habu, has occupied various positions and posts in the Nigeria Police Force both within and outside Nigeria.
Some offices occupied by the New CP are as follows;
Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and Officer In-charge of Intelligence Bureau in various states of the federation which includes: Jigawa, Kebbi Cross-river and Niger State as well as Ports Authority Police Command Officer In-Charge ZIB Zone 6 Calabar and Facilitator/Course Officer at the Police Intelligence School, Enugu.
He served in United Natios Peace-Keeping Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) as training coordinator in Bentiu Team Site, South Sudan, 2006-2007
As an Assistant Commissioner of Police, he was posted Niger State Command as ACP Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID). Later transferred to Force Headquarters Abuja, got promoted and headed the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) as *Deputy Commissioner of Police In-charge of the Unit (TIU)
Furthermore, In acknowledging his hard work and Successes recorded in the fight against Crimes and Criminality across the Country, he was posted to head IGP- Monitoring Unit at Force Headquarters Abuja and promoted to the Rank of Commissioner of Police.
The office is directly responsible for supervision and coordination of sensitive Intelligence and special tactical operational outfits as well as referred investigations of the Nigeria Police Force through the ISP’s office.
Before his posting to Kano, he was once the Commissioner of Police, Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) FHQ Abuja and at the same time deputy coordinator of the intelligence arm of Operation Puff Adder that was recently launched by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, NPM, mni, to checkmate crimes across the country.
It is hoped that the new Commissioner of Police would employ his numerous wealth of experiences and expertise in combating crime in Kano State.
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