The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has on behalf of the Nigeria Police Force mourned retired CP Fatai Adio Shittu, who died on 17th of November, 2023.
In a condolence message issued by the Force Spokesman, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, IGP Egbetokun said CP Shittu, a distinguished officer, who served with honour and dedication in various capacities across different states, leaves an indelible mark on the Nigeria Police Force.
According to the police boss, “His commitment to duty, evident during his tenure as CP Welfare, Provost, and CP Zamfara State Police Command until his retirement in August 2011, reflects his dedication to achieving purpose.”
Born on the 23rd of August, 1950, in Offa, Kwara State, CP Shittu’s educational journey took him from Offa Grammar School to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, where he studied History. Joining the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet in 1979, he served diligently in Kebbi, Ondo, Lagos, Imo, Cross River, Delta, Zamfara, Ogun, Ebonyi, Abuja, and Edo, among other states.
“The Inspector-General of Police extends sincere condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of CP Fatai Adio Shittu, praying for solace during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace,” the statement reads.