Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has reappointed Assistant Commissioner of Police, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mnipr, mipra, as Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, following his recent promotion.
In a statement signed by Superintendent, SP, Anjuguri Jesse Mamza, Admin officer, Force Public Relations Department, Force Headquarters, in Abuja, the reappointment 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.
As an alumnus of the prestigious University of Ibadan, ACP, Adejobi studied Archaeology and Geography (Combined Honours), and 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; PPRO Lagos State Police Command between September, 2020 and August, 2021; Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja in 2021; and very recently was the Force Public Relations Officer before his reappointment.
Adejobi is member of several professional bodies and associations which include; Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR; International Public Relations Association, IPRA; Point man Leadership Institute, USA; International Association of Chiefs of Police, IACP, USA; and the Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigeria amongst others.
The Inspector-General of Police has charged the reappointed Senior Officer to consolidate on his achievements, particularly in entrenching citizen-focused public relations through the media and other specialised community engagements.