.Former IGP, Tafa Balogun
A former Inspector-General of Police Mustapha Balogun, is dead.
Details about his death were sketchy at the time of filing this report.
However, according to family sources he reportedly died in a Lagos hospital on Thursday night.
He was born on August 8, 1947 at Ila-Orangun in Osun State.
He was the 21st Inspector-General of Police. He was a member of cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police Course 3.
Having worked in various Police commands throughout the federation, and earning his promotions as at when due, Tafa, was at a time, the Principal Staff Officer to former Inspector-General of Police, Muhammadu Gambo.
tafa Deputy Commissioner of Police Edo State, the pioneer Commissioner of Police in Delta State. He was also CP in Rivers and Abia states.
He was a fellow of the National War College, and later became the Assistant Inspector -General of Police A.I.G Zone One, Kano, from where he was named the 21st IGP of Police on March 6, 2002.