Mr. Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyem has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Police for Ondo State,

He replaces Bolaji Salami who has proceeded on retirement.

The appointment has the approval of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba.

He was until his appointment, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Railway Police Command.

His public service career began when he was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force in 1990 and over the years he moved up the ladder performing his duties with all sense of responsibility.

He possesses a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Ibadan and has attended several tactical and leadership courses within and outside the country, including Strategic Leadership and Command Course (SLCC), Police Staff College, Jos; Strategic Action on Kidnapping and Hostage Taking (UN Senegal), amongst others.

He has also served in various operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Edo, Ogun, Oyo, Ebonyi, and Akwa-Ibom State Commands.

 The IGP charged the new Commissioner of Police to bring his vast administrative, operational and intelligence gathering experience to bear, in consolidating and improving on the achievements of his predecessor, towards ensuring increased public safety and security of lives and property in Ondo State.

He further called on the government and good people of Ondo State to give the new Police chief maximum support and collaboration in his new role.

 His posting is with immediate effect.

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