Former commissioner of Police in Kogi, Kano, Oyo and Imo states, Alhaji Muhammed Musa Kastina now heads the strategic maritime police command with head quarters in Lagos as Assistant Inspector general of police. (AIG).
AIG Kastina, a graduate of management science from the University of Sokoto and fellow of International Association of Chief of Police, has a rich history and experience of crime bursting laurels that has seen his meritorious rise through the ranks since 1986 when he joined the Nigerian Police as cadet assistant superintendent of police.
Alhaji Kastina has attended various professional courses, such as Investigation techniques in Cairo Police Academy Egypt, New Delhi, India Crime Scene Investigation of National crime Records, Bureau, Crime scene Investigation and Preservation in Rome, Italy, Public safety course, Canada and senior command course, Jos Nigeria. He once held various police positions as PRO Kano Police command, Personal Assistant (PA) to DIG, Shettimah Abdullahi (RTD) of force Criminal Investigation department, Area Commander, Jalingo and Assistant Commissioner Criminal Intelligence and Investigation department, Anambra and Adamawa respectively and many other command responsibilities.
Apart from Chains of commendations and awards, most prestigious being the UN Medal 2006, Alhaji Kastina holds the chieftaincy tittles of Dike Oha and Ochendu (People warrior and protector) of Isu traditional council of Imo State, and Seriki Yankifelgore of Kano Emirate Council. He also served meritoriously as a member of AIG led contingent of 16 special officers to Bosinia Hezegovina under the International Police force to restore civil authority in the war raveged area, where Kastina served as Deputy District Commander, Bihar district, Chief Operation officer and Chief Trainer of Bosnian Local Police, among any other postings. Alhaji Kastina is married with children and is from Kastina State, Nigeria.