IGP redeploys Lagos police commissioner, Edgal

[file] Imohimi Edgal

Egbetokun becomes new CP
Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Imohimi Edgal, has been redeployed to the Force Headquarters, Abuja, as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD).

Edgal, according to police authorities, would now be replaced by Kayode Egbetokun.

Egbetokun is a serving Commissioner of Police in Nigeria.

Born on September 4, 1964 in Erinja in Yewa South Local Council of Ogun State, he enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on March 3, 1990 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.

He had his initial Cadet training in the Nigeria Police Academy, and has attended many other courses within and outside the Police Force. He has worked in several police commands and formations across the country and held command positions at various times in his career spanning 26 years.

As a Deputy Superintendent of Police in 1999, he was appointed the Chief Security Officer to the Governor of Lagos State. In that capacity, he co-ordinated the security of the entire state while reporting to the governor. He has served as the Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos; Squadron Commander, MOPOL 5, Benin, Benin City; Officer-in-Charge, Anti-Fraud Unit, FCT Command, Abuja; Chief Superintendent of Police, Administration, Lagos State Command Head Quarters, Ikeja; Area Commander, Osogbo, Osun State Command and Area Commander, Gusau, Zamfara State Command, among several others.

Egbetokun is not only a police officer, but also a Mathematician. He graduated from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, with Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Mathematics in June 1987 and lectured Mathematics briefly at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos before his enlistment into the Police Force.

His other academic qualifications include M.Sc. Engineering Analysis, also from the University of Lagos, Akoka, 1996, PGD in Petroleum Economics from Delta State University, Abraka, 2000, and an MBA from Lagos State University, Ojo, 2004.

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