An Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Olasupo Babatunde Ajani, has resumed office, effectively on Wednesday 21st April, 2021, as the AIG of Zone 11, Oshogbo. The Zone comprises Oyo and Osun State Police Commands.
A statement signed the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, by SP Ayeni Benjamin, and made available to the National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, stated that Ajani is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife where he studied Education and obtained Bachelor of Art, Education with Second Class Upper Division in 1982.
According to the statement, Ajani also obtained Masters in Public Administration in 1998 from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as cadet ASP on the 15th of March, 1988 and served in different parts of the country including; Kwara, Osun, Abia, Kano,Lagos States and FCT Abuja.
“Ajani was drafted to restore peace during the Ife-Modakeke crises. His excellent performance and track record rewarded him with Osun State Merit Award on Security in 2005. He thereafter went on a Foreign Mission to Kosovo, in Eastern Europe for a period of two years. On completion of that assignment, he returned to Nigeria as Second in Command, SCID Osun State Command.
“He also served at Nigeria Police College Ikeja as Officer Commanding, Basic Training where he trained over 5,000 Recruits apart from over 1,000 Customs Officers as well as another 1,000 Police Cadet Officers, who are now serving all over the country in various capacities.” The statement read.
In 2015, Ajani was to Zone 9, Umuahia as the DC Operations to take charge of the whole of the South East of Nigeria. He was there until 2017, when he was promoted to Commissioner of Police and posted to the FCT Abuja as CP in charge of Police Air Wing. In December 2018, he served briefly as CP Administration DLS but was again appointed as Commandant Police College Ikeja on 9th January 2019 until his promotion and redeployment as AIG Investments, Force Headquarters Abuja, where he was until his recent posting as AIG Zone 11 Command Osogbo.