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Breaking: IGP confirms Adejobi 25th indigenous Force PRO

By Paul Michael, Defence Editor, Abuja

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has confirmed the appointment of CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi as the 25th indigenous Force Public Relations Officer.

The confirmation of the appointment was announced by administrative officer, SP Anjuguri Jesse Manzah, in a statement on Tuesday The Trumpet gathered.

“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has confirmed the appointment of CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mnipr, mipra, as the 25th indigenous Force Public Relations Officer,” the statement said.

CSP Adejobi was appointed in acting capacity on 16th February 2022, following the nomination of CP Frank Mba by the IGP for a Senior Executive Course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos.

According to the statement, “CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi studied Archeology and Geography (Combined Honours) from the Premier University in Nigeria, University of Ibadan. He holds a master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the same University. He had a long stint as Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State Police Command from 2008 to 2016.

“He also served as PPRO Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, in 2016 and PPRO, Lagos State Police Command between September 2020 and August 2021, when he was posted to deputize the former Force PRO, CP Frank Mba. CSP Adejobi has carved a niche for himself in Police Public Relations Management with the experience he has gained serving as PPRO in different Police Commands and Zone for more than a decade.

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He has also served as Operations Officer, OC Anti Bank Robbery and Anti Pipeline Vandalization, Sagamu Division from 2006 to 2008; Admin Officer, Department of Operations, Police Headquarters, Ogun State in 2008; Operations Officer, Department of Operations, Lagos State Command Ikeja in 2017; Directing Staff, Police College Ikeja; and as Personal Assistant to The Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

“He is a member of several professional bodies and associations, which include: Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); International Public Relations Association (IPRA); Point Man Leadership Institute, USA; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), USA; Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP); Boys Brigade Nigeria; and the Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigeria.”

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