In a splendid ceremony held yesterday, Thursday, August 3, 2023 at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun adorned two distinguished officers, Deputy Inspector-General Of Police Matthew Akinyosola, psc, mni and Deputy Inspectors-General Of Police (DIG) Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, fdc, with their new ranks.
The event marked a momentous occasion as the police force celebrated the accomplishments and dedication of these officers.
Deputy Inspectors-General Of Police Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, stepping into the role vacated by the retired DIG Matthew Akinyosola, has taken up the mantle as the Coordinating Deputy Inspector-General for the South-West Geopolitical zone. His vast experience and proven track record in law enforcement make him a strong asset for maintaining security and order in the region.
The decoration ceremony was attended by high-ranking officials, fellow officers, and proud family members. The IGP commended the newly promoted DIGs for their unwavering commitment to upholding the law and ensuring the safety of citizens. The event served as a testament to the Nigerian Police Force’s dedication to recognizing and promoting excellence within its ranks.
As the nation looks ahead to a safer future, the appointment of DIG Sylvester Abiodun Alabi and the succession of leadership in the South-West Geopolitical zone reaffirm the Nigerian Police Force’s determination to serve and protect the country.