The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has confirmed the appointment of CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi as the 25th indigenous Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO).
A statement on Tuesday by SP Anjuguri Manzah, Admin Officer of the Force Public Relations Department, made the announcement.
Adejobi was appointed in an acting capacity on February 16, 2022, after taking over from CP Frank Mba.
SP Anjuguri said that CSP Adejobi has carved a niche for himself in Police Public Relations Management with the experience he has gained serving as PPRO in different Police Commands and Zone for more than a decade.
CSP Adejobi studied Archeology and Geography (Combined Honours) from the Premier University in Nigeria, University of Ibadan. He holds a Master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the same University.
He had a long stint as Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State Police Command from 2008 -2016, also served as PPRO Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, in 2016 and PPRO, Lagos State Police Command between September, 2020 and August, 2021, when he was posted to deputize the former Force PRO, CP Frank Mba.
The leadership and members of the National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, has congratulated Muyiwa Adejobi on his emergence as the substantive PRO of the Nigeria Police force.
Conveying the congratulatory message, President of the association, Comrade Femi Oyewale stated that considering Adejobi’s track record of immense contributions, doggedness and exemplary leadership quality demonstrated in the public relations department at various commands and as an acting spokesman is an indication that he deserves to continue to be the force mouthpiece.
Oyewale said that NAOSRE believe so much in his ability to continue the good work of rebranding and repositioning the Nigeria Police Force for more greater responsibilities, most especially at this time that we have the general elections fast approaching.