The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi as the substantive Force Public Relations Officer under his leadership.
CSP Adejobi was appointed in an acting capacity on the 16th of February 2022 after taking over from erstwhile FPRO, CP Frank Mba, who embarked on a Senior Executive Course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos.
While acting in the official capacity, his commitment to the task of improving the image of the Nigeria Police Force proved beyond reasonable doubt that he was the right fit for the job, hence the well deserving appointment.
The Admin Officer, Force Public Relations Department, SP Anjuguri Manzah, made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday.
“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.
“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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