Ogun gets new Commissioner of Police


The Inspector-General of Police has posted a new Commissioner of Police to Ogun State.

He is Edward Awolowo Ajogun. He replaces the former CP, Kenneth Ebrimson.

According to a statement from the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the new CP is a graduate of Political Science, Second Class Upper, from the University of Ibadan.

It further indicated that Ajogun joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of police in 1988, and has worked in various capacities accross the country.

It added, “He started his police career in the old Bendel State as 2i/c Police-Public Relations Officer between 1990 and 1991.

“Thereafter, he was appointed pioneer Police-Public Relations Officer of the newly created Delta State Police Command from 1991 to 1993.

“He was Director of Operations Task Force on Telecommunictions and Postal Offences, 1996 to 1998.”

Ajogun has also worked as a detective in X-Squad, the anti-corruption section of the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department,Alagbon Close, Lagos.

He was at various times Sectional Head at the Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi as well as Special Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos, and later became pioneer Head, Anti-Vice Squad, Lagos State Police HQ, Ikeja.

While he had also served as DPO Elere and Ebute Ero, Lagos, he was also a Personal Assistant to the former Inspector-General of Police Tafa Balogun at the Force Headquarters in Abuja and briefly as Principal Staff officer, Lagos Annex to the former IGP Solomon Arase.

He has also served as Area Commander Bauchi, Akure and Ikeja respectfully, and worked as DC operations Rivers, Ogun and Ondo states among others postings.

Ajogun was the Commissioner of Police, Police Medical Services, Falomo, Lagos, as CP Administration from where he was moved to Ogun as the new CP.

The new CP also has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Lagos State University and LL.B ( Hons) from the National Open University Nigeria.



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