Johnson Kokumo has been deployed as the new Police commissioner of Edo state command .

He assumed duties on Tuesday as the 42nd Commissioner of Police even as the state geared towards governorship elections which is generating tensions and apprehensions amongst politicians and residents.

Johnson Kokumo succeeds CP Lawan Tanko Jimeta who has been redeployed to Bauchi State Police Command.

The New Commissioner of Police was appointed on the 15th March, 1988 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.