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Ag. IGP, Egbetokun makes Disu Principal Staff Officer

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The acting Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has handpicked a Commissioner of Police, Tunji Disu, as his Principal Staff Officer, PSO.

The Force announcement the appointment through a police signal made available to journalists on Friday, June 23, 2023.

The Commissioner of Police is a former commander of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police Force.

Disu is of the Department of English Language, Lagos State University.

The newly appointed PSO was born on Lagos Island, Lagos State, on April 13, 1966.

Disu also boasts two Masters degrees, in two distinct disciplines namely Public Administration from Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State, and Criminology, Security and Legal Psychology from Lagos State University.

He was enlisted into the Nigerian Police Force on May 18, 1992.

During the course of serving in the Force, Disu has gone through different professional certifications both in Nigeria and abroad.

Some of the courses he attended includes Small Arms Smuggling Training in Botswana; Internet Fraud Training at Cambridge University, UK; Strategic Leadership Command Course at the Police Staff College, Jos; and Forensic Investigations and Criminal Intelligence Course at the University of Lagos, amongst others.

Following the suspension of DCP Abba Kyari, former IG, Usman Baba appointed Disu as Commander, Police Intelligence Response Team, on August 2, 2021.

Prior to that, he was the Commander, Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State, where he led a team that made several arrests of criminals, especially fraudulent persons.

He was at one time the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

He also served at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Rivers State, as the second in command of the unit.

He was also a former commander of the Nigeria Police Contingent to the African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur, Sudan.

President Tinubu appointed Egbetokun as the acting Inspector General of Police on Monday, June 19.

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