The Former spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command and Zone ‘2’ headquarters, Onikan, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, has been posted to Lagos State Command as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).
He is to replace the much loved and super active lawyer and police officer, SP Elkana Bala who has served two commissioners.
As a multiple award winner, Adejobi was appointed by the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, after the retirement of the DIG in charge of operations, Mr. Abdulmajid Ali, whom he served as a Personal Assistant.
Adejobi, an indigene of Owu, Osun State had he attended courses including: Superintendent of Police Course 22, Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State; Police Mobile Force Training, Gwoza Camp, Maiduguri, Citizenship and Leadership Training, Shere Hills, Jos.
Others are: Conflict Handling Styles, University of Ibadan; Public Relations Skills and Styles, Force Public Relations, Nigerian Police Force, Abuja, and completing the Development of Nigeria Police Force Media and Communications Strategy, Abuja.
He also attended leadership training course at Pointman Leadership Institute, USA; Public Relations Strategies organised by the U.S. Embassy, Abuja; PR and Effective Policing of Nigeria, in Abuja.
Mandatory continuing professional development course, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); Efficiency Skill for Law Enforcers Worldwide by International Association of Chiefs of Police, Philadelphia, United States of America (USA); and several conflict management, human rights, community policing, PR principles courses at various stages and areas within and outside Nigeria
Among his portfolio, Adejobi are: Corps Liaison Officer, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nnewi North LGA, Anambra State; Parade Commander, Squad 6, Cadet ASP course 22, Police Academy, Kano; and Second-in-Command, General Parade Commander, Ogun State Command.
He was the Operations Officer, Sagamu Division, Ogun State; Officer in charge Anti Bank Robbery and Pipeline Vandalism, Sagamu, Administrative Officer, Department of Operations, Ogun State Command; PPRO, Ogun State Command; PPRO Zone ‘2’ Command, Onikan, Lagos; Operations Officer, Department of Operations, Lagos State Command, and Directing Staff, Police College Ikeja, Lagos.
He is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); Pointman Leadership Institute, USA; International Association of Chiefs of Police USA; Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigeria; Boys Brigade, Anglican Communion, Nigeria; Fellow, Alpha Club, University of Ibadan; several social clubs home and abroad.
Adejobi has clinched countless awards and medals like the commendation award by National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Anambra State; Inspector General of Police commendation certificate; Best PPRO in West Africa by Security Watch Africa, Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE).
Best Police Public Relations Officer in Nigeria by Security Watch Africa, Johannesburg South Africa; Merit Award by the NIPR, Ogun State Chapter and Best Police Image Maker of the Year by Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN).
Others awards are Best State Police PR Officer of the Year by National Crime Watch, Outstanding PR Professional Award by NIPR, Ogun State Chapter; Merit Award by Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ogun State Council; Outstanding Police Officer Award by Uhuru Times; Merit Award by Boys Brigade Nigeria; 71st Ibadan Company; and Merit Award by Teachers Club of Nigeria in Ogun State among a handful of others.Follow us on social media