Gov.Abiodun Hails Appointment Of Egbetokun As Acting IGP - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Gov.Abiodun Hails Appointment Of Egbetokun As Acting IGP

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for appointing 
Kayode Egbetokun as the new  Inspector General of Police (IGP)

Egbetokun’s appointment in acting capacity, pending approval by the Senate, was announced on Monday, alongside Service Chiefs, the National Security Adviser and the Comptroller of Customs (CG).

Egbetokun, an indigene of Ogun State was a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), prior to his elevation to replace Usman Alkali Baba.

Abiodun, in a statement from the Governor’s Office made available to Edu-biznews on Wednesday, described the elevations of Egbetokun and others as well adeserved appointment as they possess the competence to excel in their new positions.

The Governor said that the appointment of Egbetokun is an honour to Ogun State, adding that the new IGP, having worked in various commands, formations and departments of the police across the countr asy would bring his wealth of experience to bear on the job.

 ‘’I congratulate Mr. Kayode Egbetokun on his elevation to the exalted office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu",Abiodun said

"This is an honour done on us in Ogun State. I believe in the capacity of the new police helmsman to deliver on his mandate to secure Nigeria. I am confident that Egbetokun will bring his wealth of experience, garnered over the years to bear on his new assignment. Our people are noted for hard work, competence and dignity'
‘’The new IGP will meet the expectations of Nigerians in bequeathing a competent, trustworthy, accountable, courageous and honest police force to the nation.”, Abiodun remarked.

The Governor praised President Tinubu for the confidence reposed in Egbetokun by this appointment, saying it was in recognition of his competence and capacity to deliver.



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