Retired CP, Akinpelu heads Lagos environ sanitation agency


By Benjamin Omoike

A retired Commissioner of Police, Mrs Gbemisola Akinpelu has been appointed as the new Corps Marshal of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC).

Mrs. Akinpelu, a graduate of History & International Relations  at the Lagos State University Ojo, was named for the office on Tuesday by the state Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

She started her career as a Cadet Inspector in the Nigerian Police in 1984 and served the force in several capacities, including Head, Criminal Central Registry, Alagbon, Lagos.

Mrs. Akinpelu later served as the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration, Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Abuja and later as the Commissioner of Police, Inspectorate, Directorate of Training, Force Headquarters, Abuja and as the Commandant, Police College, Ikeja, where she retired meritoriously.

Alongside her appointment are the three Deputy Corps Marshals; Mr. Ganiyu Salami, Mr. Adeeso Adeleke, and Mr. Ganiyu Kazeem for the Control and Supervision of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps Members.

The Lagos State environmental sanitation Corps is the erstwhile Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) Brigade is established to promote a Cleaner, Hygienic, Aesthetically Resplendent Environment.

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