The commissioner of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in charge of Lagos state, Imohimi Edgal, has been reportedly redeployed by the law enforcement authority which has also announced his replacement as Kayode Egbetokun.
Channels Television reports that Edgal was redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
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He is to work there as the commissioner of police in charge of explosive ordinance unit.
The report, which quoted a source as confirming this, said the police authority picked Kayode Egbetokun as acting police commissioner in the state.
In August 2017, Legit.ng reported that the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, appointed Imohimi Edgal as the new commissioner of police in-charge-of the Lagos state police command, following Edgal’s recent promotion to by the Police Service Commission (PSC).
According to the report, Edgal is the immediate past Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), in-charge-of operations, in Lagos state.
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He was said to have been instrumental in ending the activities of the dreaded Badoo cult and militants carrying out kidnappings within Ikorodu and its adjoining communities.
The police headquarters also earlier denied speculation that Imohimi Edgal had been demoted to deputy commissioner of police.
It rather reaffirmed that Imohimi Edal retained his position.
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