• August 13, 2022

Ex-Police IGP dies at Lagos Hospital

 Ex-Police IGP dies at Lagos Hospital

By our Reporter

Alhaji Mustapha Tafa Balogun,a former Inspector-General of Police is Dead.

He died at a Lagos hospital in Lekki at about 8:30 pm on Thursday during a brief illness, according to sources.

The former IG was born August 25, 1947, in Ila Orangun, Osun State, he was appointed the IGP in March 2002.

Balogun died at 74, a few days to his 75th birthday.

He was a member of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police Course 3. He worked in various Police commands across the Federation and was promoted as of when due. He was also a Principal Staff Officer to the former IGP, Muhammadu Gambo, Deputy Commission of Police, Edo State, the pioneer Commissioner of Police in Delta State.

He also served as a Commissioner of Police in Rivers and Abia states.

He was appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone One Kano State, the position he was holding when promoted to the IGP on March 6, 2002.

He will be surely missed by family and friends.

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