Commissioner of Police (CP) Fatai Owoseni yesterday handed over the headship of Lagos Command to acting Commissioner Imohimi Edgal.
Owoseni was on Tuesday transferred to the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID), Abuja.
According to the command’s spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), the handing over took place at 3:30pm at the headquarters in Ikeja.
He said: “The Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris has ordered the posting of Ag CP Imohimi Edgal to Lagos State Police Command as the new Commissioner of Police.
“Ag/CP Edgal has taken over and resumed in official capacity as the Commissioner of Police Lagos State Police Command with immediate effect.
“The Command would like to state that at no point in time did the former CP Lagos State refuse to disobey the lawful directives of the IGP Ibrahim Idris by handing over to his successor.
“CP Owoseni wishes the officers and men of the command all the best under the leadership of the new Ag/COMPOL Edgal.
“He urged them to offer his successor the same loyalty and commitment they showed him during his tour of duty in the command and to continue to make Lagos peaceful.”