Police Council confirms Egbetokun as substantive IGP


The National Police Council has confirmed Kayode Egbetokun as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Recall that President Bola Tinubu had appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, DIG Egbetokun, as the acting Inspector-General of Police on June 20, pending confirmation by the Police Council.

The Police Council, chaired by the President and consisting of the 36 governors, the Minister of the FCT, Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), confirmed Egbetokun.

Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Gaidam, announced Egbetokun’s confirmation as the IGP to state house correspondents after the meeting.

He highlighted Egbetokun’s impressive curriculum vitae and international exposure.



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