CP Wakili Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

CP Wakili Biography, Age

Mohammed Wakili popularly known as CP Wakili or Singham is a Nigerian Police Officer. He was the Kano State Commissioner of Police. He was popular for his diligence in discharging his duties while a commissioner of Police. CP Wakili was born on 26th may, 1959 in Gombe State, Nigeria.

CP Wakili Profile


CP Wakili

Real Name

Mohammed Wakili

Date of Birth

26th May, 1959


61 years (2020)

State of Origin






Police Officer

Known for

Kano State Commissioner of Police

Net Worth


Educational Background

CP Wakili had his basic education in Gombe state where he was raised. He proceeded to University of Maiduguri where he obtained a BA in Languages and Linguistics. In 1986, he participated in the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).

CP Wakili education and career


CP Wakili was enlisted in the Nigerian Police Force as a as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent in 1988. He trained in the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State.

In 1989, CP Wakili was commissioned as an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and posted to Malumfashi Local Government in the present day Katsina State.

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He was a Divisional Police Officer at the Tafawa Balewa LGA in Bauchi State. He led the operation that cleared Bauchi-Darazo road of incessant cases of armed robbery in Zalanga community.

CP Wakili Commissioner for Police

CP Wakili worked in various commands while in the Nigerian police as well as 2iC Operations in Kano, Lagos Police commands and Peace Keeping operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In 2003, CP Wakili was among the pioneer staff of the Economic and Financials Crimes Commission (EFCC). He worked in EFCC for 12 years.

While in the EFCC, he served as the head of operations of the Kano State zonal office. He was a head of operations and deputy to Ibrahim Lamorde at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja.

CP Wakili was promoted to a commissioner of Police and posted to Kano State Police Command which made way for Ibrahim Magu to be appointed as the acting chairman of EFCC.

While a Commissioner of Police in Kano state, he was diligent and worked elegantly to curb crime in the state.

During the 2019 general election CP Wakili arrested the deputy governor of Kano State, Nasiru Gawuna, and commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Murtala Sule Garo, into custody to prevent rigging of elections.

CP Wakili retired from the Nigerian Police on Friday 24, May 2019.

In October 2019, CP Wakili was appointed the security adviser to the Gombe state Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya.

Personal life

CP Wakili family background

CP Wakili is married with a wife, 17 children and 1 grandchild. His grandfather Turaki Jamnati, was a palace guard in the Gombe emirate. His father was a head of the Gombe Native Authority Police. He is a Muslim

Death Rumor

CP Wakili was reported to have been killed in a fatal motor accident in February 2021. However, reacting the rumor, he said he is hale and hearty and was not involved in any accident.


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