Ex Lagos Comissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, Retires From Service

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Fatai Owoseni, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, has joined nine other senior Police officers in retiring from the Nigerian Police Force after 35 years of service.

Owoseni was police commissioner in Lagos from July 1, 2015 to September 1, 2017.

NAN reports that the retiring officers were pulled out at a colourful ceremony in Lagos amidst cheers by family members, colleagues, and other dignitaries.

Asides Owoseni, the other retired senior police officers include AIG Abdul Bube, AIG Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison, CP Agyole Abeh, CP Joseph Agaji, CP Gbemisola Akinpelu, CP Bello Ahmed, CP Abdullahi Ibrahim, CP Bello Yahaya, CP Adekinte Ademoju, CP Wakili Maye, CP Fave Semili and CP Ahmed Magaji.
Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Force Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department (FCIID), who was representing Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, hailed the officers for their service to the nation.

“Congratulations to all the retiring senior officers and to their families, we say a big thank you for the support. As you bow out today, the IG, the entire Police and the nation say a big thank you. You have served well and God will reward you abundantly,” she said.

A retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Tunji Alapini, who represented Police Service Commission (PSC) Chairman, Musiliu Smith, also had some word of advice for the retiring officers.

“You are retiring into a new world; the world of the police is different from the world of retirement.

“A lot of people are waiting for you thinking you have money to invest, you have to be wary and careful,” he said.


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