The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate posting of CP Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi, to head the Police Command in Ondo State.
According to a statement issued today, 16 December, 2021, by the Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, CP Frank Mba, Oyeyemi’s posting follows the retirement of CP Bolaji Amidu Salami, the erstwhile Commissioner of Police in the State, having meritoriously completed the statutory years of service in the Nigeria Police Force.
TheFact Nigeria reports that until his deployment, CP Oyeyemi was the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Railway Police Command.
Oyeyemi, whose career with the Nigeria Police Force, started in 1990, holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Ibadan. He has attended several tactical and leadership courses within and outside Nigeria including Strategic Leadership and Command Course (SLCC), Police Staff College, Jos; Strategic Action on Kidnapping and Hostage Taking (UN Senegal), amongst others.
He has also served in various operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Edo, Ogun, Oyo, Ebonyi and Akwa-Ibom States Commands.
The IGP charged the new Commissioner of Police to bring his vast administrative, operational and intelligence gathering experience to bear, in consolidating and improving on the achievements of his predecessor, towards ensuring increased public safety and security of lives and property in Ondo State.
The Police Chief further called on the Government and good people of Ondo State to give the new Police chief maximum support and collaboration in his new role.
The new CP’s posting is with immediate effect.