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A’ Ibom gets second CP in two weeks



A new Commissioner of Police has been posted to Akwa Ibom State, the second in barely two weeks. He is Mr. Imohimi Oluwole Edgal.

 Edgal, who was posted to Ogun State Command , last week is now to switch position with Mr. Kenneth Ebrimson who was redeployed to Akwa Ibom State also weeks ago.

 A statement by SP Odiko Macdon, the Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) said the new police chief holds a master Degree in Public and International Affairs from the prestigious University of Lagos, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the University of Jos and a Diploma in Political Science.

 Edgal was appointed in to the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on February 1, 1986.

He has served the force meritoriously in various capacities within and outside the country including, Area commander, Area “A” Lion Building, Lagos Police Command, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations (DOPS), Lagos State Police Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations (DOPS), Lagos State Command and Commissioner of Police, Marine Force Head Quarters, Annex.

 According to the statement, the new CP, whose legacies proceed him as a community policing advocate, is reputed for mobilising a joint security operation which to a large extent, tackled the menace of the deadly Badoo Cult known for killing several persons in Ikorodu and Ogigo area of Lagos and Ogun State respectively.

 He is therefore calling on the good people of Akwa Ibom State to respect the law at all times and accord him the much needed support to enable him succeed.

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