Mr Fulani Kwajafa OFR, was born on the 22nd December 1936, to the family of late Wakil Mtaku at Kwajafa Village in Hawul LGA Borno State. Between 1950 and 1953, he completed his junior primary School.
He joined the Nigerian police force in 1954 as a constable because he didn't have opportunity for higher education, however he used his initiative and God given Intelligence to further his educational qualification which enabled him reach the peak of his career at the NIGERIAN police force.
The colonial police at then enrolled him at the Mayflower college London UK, and he obtained a higher qualification. Through integrity, dedication and commitment to duties he was able to achieve what his colleagues could not. it was therefore not a surprise that from being a constable in 1954, he became a commissioner of police by 1984. He was the only one to achieve this feat among his colleagues of 49 people.
The name Fulani Kwajafa became a household name in Nigeria because of his achievements in the CID department(29yrs), and he has successfully handled 2,750 cases(murder and robbery cases).He was known for his intelligence and ability to investigate and persecute complicated cases, where other officers dared not attempt.
In the course of duty, he has faced several life threatening situations, despite the hazards attached to his job, He has mingled with criminals, slept in police cells, prisons and even attacked by rioters in order to detect crime.
During the course of his stewardship, he has received numerous commendations and awards (more than nine awards ) notable among them are: The officer of the Federal Republic OFR, inspector General of Police Award (three times), Commissioners commendation (3 times), Certificate of commendation for outstanding and meritorious contributions at international conference on drug control.
In March 1991, He was appointed chairman and chief executive National drug law enforcement agency NDLEA during his tenure, He succeeded in aresting so many drug traffickers/barons.
In 1992 ,He was made chairman financial investigation work group, 14th meeting of heads of National Drug enforcement agencies 5th HONLEA Africa session, Abuja.
In 1992, Interpol Africa workshop, Abuja.
In 1992, vice chairman 35th session commission on narcotics (CND) vienna
In 1993 chairman, United Nations commission on narcotic drugs (CND 36th session Vienna) a post no African has ever occupied
He has contributed tremendously To The growth and development of this nation.
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