UI Alumnus Named New Police PRO

By: Abdulrahman Adebayo

An alumnus of the University of Ibadan, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has been named the new Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Police Force. His emergence, which was announced in a statement released by the Force headquarters in Abuja, followed the nomination of the former PRO, CP Frank Mba, for the Senior Executive Course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Jos by the Inspector-General of Police.

A Chief Superintendent of Police, Olumuyiwa studied in UI at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. As an undergraduate, he studied Archeology and Geography (Combined Honors) before returning for a Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies. 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 and August, 2021.

“He is a member of several professional bodies and associations which include: 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,” the statement by the Force Headquarters indicated.

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