Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and a Lawyer, is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he studied Law. He also has a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Dundee, Scotland- United Kingdom. A product of the Nigeria Police Academy, Kano where he had his initial police trainings, Frank is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy, Quantico- USA. He also holds a Certificate in National and International Security from the Harvard University, USA.

A former Police Spokesman- both at the national and the Lagos State Command levels, Frank is an experienced communicator and image maker.

The new Inspector General of Police has therefore charged him to bring his wealth of experience to bear in revamping the image of the Force, improving the relationship between the citizens and the police, bridging existing communication gap between the police and its stakeholders, and assisting the IGP in realizing his Mission and Vision for the Force and the nation.

 

A passionate and versatile police officer who has worked in multiple police units and departments across the country, Frank has attended some of the finest Law Enforcement trainings, both within and outside Nigeria. These include:Countering Violent Extremism and Police Leadership Course at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), Roswell, New Mexico, USA (2018); Strategic Leadership and Command Course, Police Staff College, Jos (2017); Crisis and Disaster Management Course, Israel (2013); Managing the Media in Crisis Situations, School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos (2013); US-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program, with special focus on International Crime Issues, Washington DC (2010); General Criminal Investigation Course at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), Botswana (2009); Middle Management Course on Global Peace Operations in Vicenza, Italy (2008); amongst others.

He was a member of the Nigeria Police Contingent to the United Nations Peace-Keeping Mission in Liberia between 2006 and 2007, where he distinguished himself through a combination of hard work, professionalism, and discipline, thereby earning himself the prestigious UN Medal. He has since assumed duty as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Force Headquarters, Abuja.

PAST AND PRESENT FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS (FPROs)

S/N RANK NAME DATE
1 DCP EZEKIEL HART 1961 – 1983
2 CP FELIX MUSA 1983 - 1985
3 CP D.U.A. ISANG 1984 - 1985
4 CP FELIX MUSA 1985 - 1986
5 ACP RAPH ONYEJEKWE 1986 - 1987
6 ACP LEKAN ALABI 1987 - 1989
7 CP ALBERT AFEGBAI 1989 - 1990
8 CP FRANK A. ODITA 1990 - 1992
9 CSP HAZ IWENDI 1992 - 1993
10 DCP TUNJI ALAPINI 1993 - 1997
11 DCP YOUNG E. AREBAMEN 1997 - 2000
12 DCP HAZ IWENDI 2000 - 2002
13 DCP CHRIS A. OLAKPE 2002 - 2005
14 SP EMMANUEL IGHODALO JAN 2005 - AUGUST 2005
15 CP HAZ IWENDI 2005 - 2007
16 ACP AGBEREBI E. AKPOEBI 2007 - 2008
17 ACP EMMANUEL C.S. OJUKWU 2008 - 2010
18 DCP OLUSOLA E. AMORE 2010 - 2012
19 CSP FRANK E. MBA 2012 - 2014
17 CP EMMANUEL C.S. OJUKWU 2014 - 2015
18 ACP OLABISI KOLAWOLE 2015 - 2016
19 DCP DONALD N.AWUNAH 2016 - 2017
20 Ag. DCP JIMOH OLOHUNDARE MOSHOOD 2017 - 2019
20 DCP FRANK E. MBA 2019 - TILL DATE