Mr. Edgal Imohimi will today assume duty as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, spokesman for the Command, Olarinde Famous-Cole, has said.
Imohimi, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, assumed office following his confirmation as the new police commissioner in the state by the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris.
â€œEdgal Imohimi has taken over and assumed duty in official capacity as the new Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, with immediate effect.
â€œFormal handing and taking over notes is going on smoothly between the former and the new Lagos State CP,â€ Famous-Cole said in a statement issued to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
Fatai Owoseni, the former CP, had on Wednesday denied knowledge of his re-deployment from Lagos and the appointment of a new police commissioner for the command.
Until his appointment as the state police commissioner, Imohimi was Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations in the state.