A former Inspector-General of Police, Mustapha Balogun, is dead.
He 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 would have celebrated his 75th birthday on August 25, 2022.
He was a member of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police Course 3. He worked in various Police commands across the federation and was promoted as of when due. He was also a Principal Staff Officer to the former IGP, Muhammadu Gambo, Deputy Commission of Police, Edo State, the pioneer Commissioner of Police in Delta State.
He also served as a Commissioner of Police in Rivers and Abia states.