Police plunged into mourning over demise of 11th IGP
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on behalf of the Force Management team, and Officers of the Nigeria Police Force, regrets to announce the demise of the 11th Indigenous Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mustafa Adebayo Balogun, which occurred on 4th August 2022, at the Redington Hospital, Lekki, Lagos State, after a brief illness.
Balogun, who hails from Ila-Orangun in Osun State, was the IGP between March 2002 to January 2005 and achieved major operational milestones including facilitating the establishment of the Police Mobile Force Training College, Ila-Orangun, Osun State.
A graduate of the University of Lagos and the University of Ibadan where he studied Political Science and Law respectively, the former IGP served in various administrative, operational, and investigative positions all around the country.
Late IGP Tafa, as he was fondly called, was a fellow of the National War College, as it was then called but now National Defence College, Abuja. He equally held many master’s Degrees, cutting across many academic and professional fields.
Tafa was laid to rest in his country home at Ila-Orangun, Osun State, on 6th August 2022, according to Islamic rites.
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