Former Inspector General of Police, Tafa Balogun is dead.
Glamtush reports that Mustapha Tafa Balogun, a former Nigerian Inspector-General of Police (IGP), is dead.
This online platform understands that Balogun who became IGP under the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2002, died at a hospital in Lekki, Lagos at about 8:30 pm on Thursday during a brief illness, according to family sources.
Born August 25, 1947, in Ila Orangun, Osun State, he was appointed the IGP in March 2002.
Balogun died at 74.
He was the 21st Inspector-General of Police. He was a member of cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Course 3. Having worked in various Police commands throughout the federation, and earning his promotions as at when due, Tafa, was at a time, the Principal Staff Officer to former Inspector-General of Police, Muhammadu Gambo, Deputy Commission of Police Edo State, the pioneer Commissioner of Police in Delta State. He was also CP in Rivers and Abia states.