The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, has appointed Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State.
This is contained in a signal dated 14th November, 2019 signed by the Force Secretary.
Odumosu will take over from Zubairu Muazu who was recently promoted to Assistant Inspector General of Police and posted to Force Headquarters, Abuja, in charge of Counter Terrorism Unit.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Bachelor of Law degree and Master Degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the National Open University of Nigeria.
He also holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Lagos State University as well as Post Graduate Diploma in Security Management and Operations, Advanced Diploma in Law Enforcement Administration, and Higher Diploma in Terrorism Studies from University of Lagos; and Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations and Marketing from Nigeria Institute of Journalism.
The new Lagos CP was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 3rd March, 1990 as cadet ASP and rose through the ranks. He started his policing career as Operations Officer in Isokoko, Ketu and Satellite Divisions and Area D Command, Mushin, Lagos.
The former Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State Command, was the Chairman, Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences, Governor’s Office, Alausa, Ikeja.
He equally served as the Officer in Charge, Pensions Office in Edo and Ogun States. He was in charge of Research and Planning Department, Kaduna State Command.