By Olufemilade Oyinade
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, at the weekend, approved the appointment of a retired commissioner of police as the Commander of the State Security Network Agency (Amotekun).
He is Mr David Ajibola Akinremi, a former Commissioner of Police in charge of Taraba state and head of the X–Squad Section of the police respectively.
The appointment of Akinremi, a seasoned police chief of impeccable character, is said to have been done by the Governor with a view to giving the security outfit a teeth to bite.
Akinremi is a lawyer who also studied Political Science and History at then University of Ife, Ile-Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State and Law at University of Lagos, UNILAG with Master’s degree in Law from the Lagos State University, Ojo-Lagos.
A one time Deputy Force Secretary at Force Headquarters, Abuja, Akinremi’s career in the Nigeria Police Force saw him transversing no fewer than five of the six political zones in the country.
Married to a beautiful woman from Imo state, Akinremi hails from Owu in Ogun State and blessed with children.
Akinremi’s appointment takes immediate effects.