Edward Ajogun appointed as Ogun State Commissioner of Police
In the wake of the retirement of Kenneth Ebrimson from the police service, a new Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has been posted to the Ogun State Police Command.
Ajogun, who joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent in 1988, has worked in various departments across the country.
He served as Deputy Commissioner in Ogun State before he was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police and transferred to Police Medical Services in Falomo, Lagos as CP Administration.
According to a statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the new Commissioner of Police graduated from the University of Ibadan where he studied Political Science and passed out with Second Class Upper.
“He was appointed pioneer Police-Public Relations Officer of Delta State Police Command from 1991 to 1993. He was Director of Operations( DOPs) Task Force on Telecommunications and Postal Offences, 1996 to 1998,” Oyeyemi said per Punch.
“The new CP also worked as a detective in X-Squad, the anti-corruption section of the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, FCIID, Alagbon Close, Lagos.
“He was at various times Sectional Head at the Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi as well as SCIID, Panti, Lagos, and later became pioneer Head, Anti-Vice Squad, Lagos State Police HQ, Ikeja. He had also served as DPO Elere and Ebute Ero, Lagos.
“CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, psc, was also Personal Assistant(PA) to the former Inspector-General of Police Tafa Balogun, npm, mni, CFR, at the Force Headquarters in Abuja and briefly as Principal Staff officer (PSO) Lagos Annex to the former IGP Solomon Arase, npm, mni, CFR.
“He has also served as Area Commander Bauchi, Akure, and Ikeja respectfully.
“In 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police and posted to Rivers State as DC operations from where after a very short stint, he was transferred to Ondo State as DC operations.
“He was subsequently posted to Akwa ibom state as DC state CID and from there to Ekiti State Police Command also as DC State CID.
“CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, psc, had also worked as DC Operations in Ogun State from where he was promoted to the elite rank of Commissioner of Police and posted to Police Medical Services, Falomo, Lagos, as CP Administration and from there to Ogun state as the new Commissioner of Police.”