According to information provided to journalists by family sources Balogun passed away on Thursday night.
He was appointed IGP in March 2002.
Tafa Balogun, the 21st Inspector-General of Police, was born on August 8, 1947, in Ila-Orangun, Osun State.
He was a cadet in the third class of the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
- Mustapha Balogun, Former Inspector General of Police
Tafa was at one point the Principal Staff Officer (PSO) to former Inspector-General of Police Muhammadu Gambo, Deputy Commission of Police Edo State, and the first Commissioner of Police in Delta State after serving in various Police commands across the federation and receiving promotions when they were due. In the states of Rivers and Abia, he was also CP.
Tafa, a fellow of Nigeria’s top military school, the National War College, later rose to the position of Assistant Inspector General of Police in Kano before being appointed the 21st Inspector General of Police on March 6, 2002.
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