The Lagos State Police Public Relation officer has been promoted to the next rank of Chief Superintendent of police. The promotion According to his close allies is believed to be a well deserve one. “The public relation officer is indeed leaving up to his mettle; having being found worthy of this promotion by the police service commission is not coming as surprise to us “some journalist have asserted.
"The Public Relation officer has since been making sure that the public is regularly carried along about the activities of the command under the leadership of Lagos state commissioner of police Mr Imohimi Edgal".
Chike Oti, a University of Lagos graduate, holds Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, he was appointed as the Lagos state police public relation officer November in 2018.
Meanwhile, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal had on Monday redeployed officer and men in charge of the Anti-Cultism Squad over alleged unprofessional conducts and corruption.
According to CSP Chike Oti in a statement made available to urban express news online said; the reorganization of the squad was necessitated by the unprofessional conducts of its personnel and corruption in the unit.
He said that the unit was very crucial in the fight against cultists and cultism in the state.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Edgal Imohimi, has redeployed the Officer-in-Charge of the Squad, SP Godwin Agbegbe, while CSP Akaninyene Etuk has been posted to take over from him.
“Similarly, all members of the squad were relieved of their duty posts and have been directed to report to the Lagos State Police Headquarters for debriefing.
“The CP warns that the same treatment awaits any other unit in the command that is working at cross-purposes with the fundamental objectives of the Nigeria Police Force,” he said.
Oti added that all Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Head of Departments were enjoined to increase supervision of their men in order to ensure non-violation of the police Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
He also urged members of the public with useful information about the activities of cultists in any part of the state to reach CSP Etuk on 08034448617.
The statement put further that CP Edgal had on Sept. 3, 2017, sacked, Adejobi Akinade, the Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-Kidnapping and Cultism Unit of the command over alleged corruption.