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Police, LASG debunk rumoured demotion of Lagos CP, Edgal

PSC chairman disowns purported demolition letter By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor & Evelyn UsmanTHE Police High Command, Abuja, yesterday, said acting Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, had not been demoted to Deputy Commissioner of Police, declaring that Edgal remained the state police boss. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal The high command’s position followed a letter purportedly written by the Police Service Commission, PSC, addressed to the Inspector- General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, informing that Edgal had been reverted to his former rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. The letter allegedly signed by the commission’s Permanent Secretary, Mr. M.F. Istifanus, on behalf of the Chairman, Mr Mike Okiro, was ent...

Edgal remains acting CP Lagos- Police High command

…says PSC has no power to demote senior officers By Evelyn UsmanThe Police High Command, Abuja, has said that it was not aware that acting Commissioner of Police, Lagos state Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, had been demoted to Deputy Commissioner of Police. Rather, it affirmed that Edgal remains the state’s CP . Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal  The high command’s position followed a letter from the Police Service Commission, PSC addressed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, informing that Edgal had been reverted to his former rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. The letter which was signed by the commission’s Permanent Secretary, Mr M.F. Istifanus, on behalf of the Chairman, Mr Mike Okiro was titled ‘Withdrawal of Acting appointmen...

Edgal orders arrest of 3 officers over extortion

By Joseph Unduu The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the ‘X’ Squad of the Command to arrest three Police officers, who were reportedly caught extorting motorists in Surulere area of the state. In a statement by spokesperson of the Command, Olarinde Famous-Cole, said the Police boss also ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration of the Command to issue a query to the Divisional Police Officer in-charge of the affected area. Edgar Imohimi, the new Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command. According to the statement, the Police Commissioner equally said a report on the conduct of the senior officer will be sent to higher authorities for poorly supervising his men. He also ordered that, henceforth, only heads of ...