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IGP redeploys Kokumo to FCID

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the posting of Johnson Kokumo to the Force Criminal Investigations Department as the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of the department.

Until his redeployment, he was the DIG in charge of the Department of Research and Planning, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

The posting, which is with immediate effect, follows the death of DIG Joseph Egbunike who was in charge of the department until his demise a few weeks ago.

A statement on Thursday by the Force Spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, said Kokumo was appointed to the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1988.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, and a Master’s degree in Sociology with a specialty in Criminology from the University of Lagos.

He has attended several specialized and strategic courses within and outside Nigeria, including the Forensic Science and Application of Forensic and DNA Skills Course at the University of Benin.

He was equally a member of Senior Executive Course 41, 2019, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State.

The statement added, “He has equally served in various operational, investigative and administrative capacities within the Force, some of which include Commanding Officer, 16 Police Mobile Force, Abeokuta; Deputy Commissioner of Police, General Investigations, FCID; Commissioner of Police in both Edo and Osun State Commands, and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Federal Operations, and the Zone 2 Command, Lagos.”

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