This information is contained in a statement signed by Mr Folashade Odoro, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in the state and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Osogbo.
Maishanu succeeds Mr Dorothy Gimba who has proceeded on course to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, near Jos.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Maishanu, who arrived in the state on Feb. 10, assumed duty on Tuesday.
The statement said that Maishanu joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in 1984 and rose to the rank of commissioner in 2009.
“He is an alumnus of the prestigious Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, near Jos and has served at the Police Force Headquarters, Abuja, before his new posting,” it added.
NAN further reports that the new CP, who holds a degree in Management, hails from Yabo Local Government Area of Sokoto State. (NAN)