Civil service rule determines Acting IG Egbetokun’s retirement: As per the civil service rule, Acting Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, appointed by President Bola Tinubu, is expected to retire on September 4, 2024, based on age or years of service.
A departure from the Police Act: President Buhari’s appointment of former IG, Usman Baba, went against the Police Act, which prescribes a four-year tenure. Baba’s retirement date preceded his tenure, highlighting a pattern observed in Egbetokun’s appointment.
Egbetokun’s illustrious career and qualifications: With an impressive career spanning over three decades, Egbetokun has served in various commands and held sensitive positions within the Nigerian Police Force. He possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise, backed by academic achievements, including a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and an MBA degree.