The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed, Imohimi Edgar, as the new Commissioner of Police in-charge-of the Lagos State Command, following Edgar’s recent promotion to by the Police Service Commission. ‎

Edgar, a seasoned police officer, who was until his promotion, the  Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, in-charge-of Operations, in Lagos State, was instrumental in ending  activities of the dreaded Badoo cult and militants  carrying out kidnappings within  Ikorodu and its adjoining communities.

He  was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force, as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, on February 2, 1986, serving  in various commands and formations of the NPF within the country in several capacities, spending most of his days at the Lagos State Police Command. A 1984 graduate of Art at the University of Jos, who went on to bag a master degree in Public and International Affairs at the University of Lagos in 2004, Edgar is highly trained on Community and Intelligence Gathering Policing, enabling him in organising the first Community Policing summits in Ikeja GRA, Lagos State. 

It’s on record that Edgar, who served as the Divisional Police Officer of Shomolu Police Division, Seme Police Division, Ikeja and Surelere Police Divisions, between the year 2003 and 2011, as a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, before he was promoted and appointed  the Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, in-charge-of the Area A, Command, Lagos, ‎obtained a diploma degree in Police Science. ‎

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