The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has authorized the deployment of Johnson Kokumo, an Acting Deputy Inspector General of Police, to the Force Headquarters in Abuja as a member of the Force Management Team and coordinating DIG in-charge of the country’s South-West geopolitical zone.
DIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo, who joined the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1988, has retired after serving the country for the statutory 35 years.
Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, made this known in a statement titled, ‘DIG David Folawiyo Bows Out Of Service As DIG Johnson Kokumo Steps In As New DIG Representing The South-West Geo-Political Zone’.
“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, while felicitating with the celebrant on his meritorious retirement from the service of the Nigeria Police Force, stated that DIG Folawiyo, a very fine officer and astute Member of the Force Management Team under the current Police leadership, will be greatly missed for his invaluable contributions in advancing the course of peace, public safety and security in Nigeria,” the statement read in part”.
“Meanwhile, the IGP has approved the posting of Ag. DIG Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, to the Force Headquarters, Abuja as Member of the Force Management Team and coordinating DIG in-charge of the South-West geopolitical zone of the country”.
Ag. DIG Kokumo, who was the Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of Zone-2 Headquarters, Lagos, till his recent elevation, takes over from DIG David Femi Oyebanji Folawiyo, and will lead the Force’s Department of Research and Planning.