September 25, 2020
Politics

Gov. Oyetola Appoints Former Police Commissioner as SA Security Matters

Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, has appointed a former Commissioner of Police in the State, Mrs Abiodun Adebola Ige as his Special Adviser on Security Matters.  

The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Ismail Omipidan, who announced this in a statement on Tuesday, said the appointment took immediate effect. 

He further noted that Mrs Ige’s appointment was in line with the commitment of Governor Oyetola to the security of the State. 

Mrs Abiodun Adebola Ige, who was the immediate past Commissioner of Police of Osun State Police Command from where she retired successfully on the 1st of January this after years of service is expected to bring her wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of her new responsibility.

The retired police officer who was born on the 1st of January 1960 attended the University of Ibadan where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics/Classical Studies.

She enrolled into the Nigeria Police Force on 1st of February, 1986 as an Assistant Superintendent of Police, rose through the ranks and served the Force in various capacities.

She served as Divisional Crime Officer, Divisional Police Officer, Area Commander Iyaganku, Ibadan, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Welfare Department, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Mrs Ige also served as the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Finance and Administrations, Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Finance and Administrations, Ondo State Command Headquarters, Commissioner of Police, Police Cooperative Society, Ikeja, Lagos and Commissioner of Police, Department of Information and Communication Technology and Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Mrs Abiodun Ige also served in a peace-keeping mission in Bosnia/Herzegovina, Kosovo and Timor-Leste.

Adenitan Akinola

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