Lagos Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, has been redeployed and will now be replaced by Mr Kayode Egbetoku, who are the state’s acting police commissioner.
The Lagos Police Commissioner who had been redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit, was declared as state’s authorities Commissioner in 2017.
He is a seasoned police officer, who was until his promotion, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge-of Operations in Lagos State. He was instrumental to controlling the activities of the dreaded Badoo cult and militant kidnappers within Ikorodu axis. He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, on February 2, 1986, serving in various commands and formations in a number of capacities, spending most of his days in the Lagos State Police Command.
A 1984 graduate of Art in the University of Jos, who went on to bag a master degree in Public and International Affairs at the University of Lagos in 2004, Edgal is highly trained on Community and Intelligence Gathering Policing, also organised the first Community Policing summits at Ikeja GRA, Lagos State.