– The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the redeployment of Lagos State CP Imohimi Edgal
– According to the report, CP Kayode Egbetokun is expected to take over of the Lagos State Police command
Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, swift changes are ongoing in the Nigerian Police Force.
This new changes may have been as a result of the closed-door meeting that took place between the IGP and President Buhari some weeks ago.
Well, a new report via Punch has made it known that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal has been redeployed.
According to the reports, Edgal has the directives to take over the Explosives and Ordinances Disposal Unit at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
The reports went on to state that CP Kayode Egbetokun has been directed to take over from Edgal as the new acting CP of Lagos State.
Prior to the redeployment, Kayode Egbetokun was in charge of the Explosives and Ordinances Disposal Unit at Abuja.
He also supervised the Osun State 2018 Governorship Election in Ikire.
According to the Punch report: “The redeployment of Egbetokun to Lagos was part of the police operational strategies ahead of the 2019 general elections. Recall that a number of senior police officers, including command Commissioners of Police, had been redeployed in the past few weeks.”
Lagos State will not be the first state to experience the new change, as the CPs in Zamfara, Edo, Ekiti, Imo and Bauchi were redeployed some weeks ago.
It is however uncertain if the acting CP, Kayode Egbetokun will get the new post permanently.
A brief profile of the new Lagos CP showed that he graduated from the University of Lagos, Yaba, Lagos, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in June 1987.
Prior to his enlistment in the Nigerian Police Force, he lectured Mathematics briefly at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.