The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has redeployed the hardworking and effective Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal.
Sources said Edgal had been directed to take charge of the
It was gathered on Sunday that CP Kayode Egbetokun had been directed to take over from Edgal as acting police commissioner in the state.
It could not be immediately ascertained if Egbetokun would be made the substantive CP.
The new acting Lagos Police boss was the CP in charge of Explosives and Ordnance Unit.
He also supervised the Osun governorship election in Ikire town. He’s reportedly the CSO to APC national leader, Bola Tinubu when he was Lagos state governor.
A source said, “The redeployment of Egbetokun to Lagos was part of the police operational strategies ahead of the 2019 general elections. Recall that a number of senior police officers, including command Commissioners of Police had been redeployed in the past few weeks.”
This is coming against the backdrop of the expected retirement of the IG who would clock 60 years on Tuesday.