The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, in commitment to his policing agenda, has approved the deployment of Olukayode Egbetokun as the new Assistant Inspector General, Zone 7, Abuja.
Egbetokun, who assumed duty as the 30th AIG of Zone 7, Abuja on October 25, succeeded AIG Aliyu Muhammed who recently retired from service statutorily.
The new AIG joined the Nigeria Police Force on March 3, 1990 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, course 16.
Egbetokun studied BSc (ed) Mathematics at the University of Lagos and holds the masters of science degree in Engineering Analysis also from university of Lagos, Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Economics from Delta State University and MBA degree from Lagos State University.
He has served in several commands and held several sensitive positions within the Force including postings as Commander Rapid Response Squad, Lagos, 2005 to 2007, Squadron Commander 5 PMF Benin, Benin City, OC anti-fraud FCT Command, CSP “A” Lagos State Command, Area Commander Oshogbo, Osun State, Area Commander Gusau Zamfara State, Commandant Police Traning School, Ikeja, Lagos, Deputy Commandant, Police College, Ikeja, CP Servicom, FHQ Abuja, CP Explosive Ordinance Disposal, CP Kwara State Command.
He was until his present promotion and posting, the Commissioner of Police (Administration) Medical, Falomo Lagos. He has also attended several courses locally and internationally.
Egbetokun promised to work harmoniously with the commissioners of police and other relevant stakeholders within the zone to scale up service delivery.
He pledged total commitment to the ideals of modern policing, noting that quality policing should not only be made available but must be made accessible to all citizens while laying emphasis on restoring and boosting the confidence
“I will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that adequate measures are in place both covertly and overtly to protect lives and properties within the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State,” he said.