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Fatai Owoseni 'I'm still in charge,' Lagos Police Commissioner denies transfer report

Multiple media reports had claimed that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed a new police commissioner for Lagos State.

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Former Lagos Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni

(Total Media)

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has dismissed the appointment of a new police commissioner for the State.

Multiple media reports had claimed that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed a new police commissioner for Lagos State.

The report said Owoseni was promoted and as a result, he was reassigned.

But speaking to newsmen at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, on Wednesday, August 30, the Commissioner said he is yet to receive any directive concerning a new police commissioner in the state.

"When we get the information, we will let you know," Owoseni said.

ALSO READ: Lagos police make top officers, divisions' phone numbers public

NAN reports that the Commissioner also, on Wednesday, spoke at a conference at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital on security challenges in health institutions in the country

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