IGP reappoints ACP Adejobi as FPRO

The acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, has reappointed ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a member of the National Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO).

Adejobi, who was deputy FPRO, was appointed FPRO by the immediate past IGP, Usman Baba, on February 13, 2022, to replace CP Frank Mba, who had proceeded on a course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau state.

The reappointment was announced in a press statement by the Admin Officer, Force Public Relations Department, SP Anjuguri Manzah, on Wednesday in Abuja.

The statement read: “Following the recent promotion of ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) the Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has reappointed him as the FPRO.

“This is based on a recent posting communication with reference number TH.5361/FS/FHQ/ABJ/V.4/649 dated 8th August, 2023 from the office of the Force Secretary to that effect.

“ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, an alumnus of the prestigious University of Ibadan where he studied Archaeology and Geography (Combined Honours), also holds a Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the same University.

“He was the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the Ogun State Command from 2008 – 2016; PPRO Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, in 2016; and PPRO Lagos State Police Command between September, 2020, August, 2021; he was appointed Deputy FPRO, Force Headquarters, Abuja in 2021; and subsequently the FPRO before his reappointment.”

“He is a member of several professional bodies and associations including the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); International Public Relations Association (IPRA); Pointman Leadership Institute, USA; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), USA; and the Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigeria amongst others.”

Manzah further stated that the IGP has charged the senior officer to consolidate his achievements, particularly in entrenching citizen-focused public relations through the media and other specialised community engagements.

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