Connect with us

General news

Oyetola mourns ex-IGP, Tafa Balogun

Published

on

 Oyetola mourns ex IGP Tafa Balogun
Oyetola mourns ex-IGP, Tafa Balogun

1 Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun, has mourned the demise of a former Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Tafa Balogun, who died on Thursday at the age of 75.
This is contained in a condolence message by governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, on Friday in Osogbo.

abuja news today live

2 He commiserated with people of Ila-Orangun, where Balogun hailed from, Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Kayode Oyedotun, former Osun governor, Chief Adebisi Akande, the immediate family, friends of the deceased and the Nigeria Police Force.

abuja news today live

3 Oyetola said that Balogun contributed in no small measure to the nation’s security during his years of meritorious service in the Force, including when he served as the I-G from 2002 to 2005.
The governor noted that the late former I-G was a true patriot and respected community leader, who made notable contributions to the development of his community and humanity at large.

abuja news today live

4 He added that this informed the conferment of Oluomo of Igbominaland chieftaincy title on him in 2020 by first class Igbomina traditional rulers in Kwara and Osun States.

5 “On behalf of the government and the good people of Osun, I join family members, friends, the Nigeria Police Force and the people of Ila-Orangun to mourn the death of retired Inspector-General of Police, Tafa Balogun.

“I pray Almighty Allah overlook his shortcomings, admit him into Aljanah and grant his family and loved ones the strength to bear his demise,” he said.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

bet nja shop

NNN kafar yada labaran Najeriya ce ta yanar gizo wacce ke buga labaran da suka fi muhimmanci a Najeriya, da ma duniya baki daya. Mu masu gaskiya ne, masu gaskiya, masu gaskiya, masu tsattsauran ra'ayi da jajircewa wajen tattarawa da bayar da rahoto da tafsirin labarai domin maslahar al'umma, domin gaskiya ita ce ginshikin aikin jarida kuma muna himma wajen tabbatar da gaskiya a kowane rahoto. Tuntuɓi: edita @ nnn.ng. Disclaimer.