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IGP Approves CSP Okwuobi’s Appointment As New POCACOV National Coordinator

IGP Olukayode Egbetokun


The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has approved the appointment of Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olabisi Okuwobi as the new National Coordinator for the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV).

This decision, part of a broader organizational restructuring, aims to bolster the campaign’s effectiveness in crime prevention through developmental initiatives.

CSP Okuwobi boasts a rich academic background, holding a Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan.

She is actively engaged in esteemed professional bodies such as the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

With over two decades of experience within the Nigeria Police Force, including a notable tenure as a Police Information Officer with the United Nations Missions in Liberia, Police Public Relations Officer for Delta, Benue, and Oyo States, Okuwobi has demonstrated versatility across various policing domains.

Acknowledged for her exceptional contributions, Okuwobi has received numerous awards and accolades throughout her career.

Her prowess in crime fighting and innovative leadership has earned her widespread recognition and admiration.

Given her distinguished career and expertise in law enforcement and public relations, CSP Okuwobi is well-equipped to lead POCACOV into its next phase.

In her role as National Coordinator, she will spearhead the implementation of targeted strategies to combat crime and social vices.

Emphasizing proactive community engagement, Okuwobi will focus on initiatives within educational institutions, sports, and youth empowerment to foster positive police-community relations.

The Inspector General of Police urges Okuwobi to explore innovative crime prevention strategies and engage a diverse range of stakeholders, including community leaders, educational institutions, and youth organizations.

By cultivating partnerships and facilitating dialogue, POCACOV, under Okuwobi’s stewardship, will advance the vision of a people-friendly Police Force, ensuring a safer environment for all Nigerians.


10th February, 2024

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