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C.P Adelesi Assumes Office as first female Commissioner of Police in Kwara

Ebun Oluwarotimi Adelesi has been appointed as Commissioner of Police in Kwara State. She was appointed over the weekend, she replaces Paul Odama, who was redeployed after being promoted to Assistant Inspector-General of Police. However, it was learned that Adelesi is not new to the state police leadership.

According to information obtained by Daily Trust, she worked as the deputy commissioner of police (administration) under Kayode Egbetokun, the current acting IGP.

The new CP served in the state between 2020 and 2022, according to Ajayi Okasanmi, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), who spoke on the matter on Sunday.

Adelesi is, however, not the only female commissioner appointed by Egbetokun. The other is CP Augustina Ogbodo who was redeployed to Ebonyi State.

A writer at Parallel Facts