Tinubu’s ex-CSO, Egbetokun, appointed acting IGP
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of his former Chief Security Officer (CSO), DIG Kayode Egbetokun as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
This is contained in a statement released on Monday by Willie Bassey, Director, Information for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume.
According to the statement which announced the sack of service chiefs and Customs CG, Egbetokun will be replacing Usman Alkali Baba in acting capacity pending his confirmation.
Tribune Online gathered that Egbetokun served as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to President Tinubu, while as Governor of Lagos State in 1999.
“It is to be noted that the appointed Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police and the Comptroller General of Customs are to act in their positions, pending their confirmation in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” the statement added.
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