Tafa Balogun Is Dead: Sources Close to Family Disclose
Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mustapha Balogun has passed away.
Balogun, who was appointed IGP in March 2002, passed away on Thursday night, according to family sources who declined to provide further details.
Tafa Balogun, the 21st Inspector-General of Police, was born on August 8th, 1947 in Ila-Orangun, Osun State. He was a cadet in the third class of the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
Tafa was at one point the Principal Staff Officer (PSO) to former Inspector-General of Police Muhammadu Gambo, Deputy Commission of Police Edo State, and the first Commissioner of Police in Delta State after serving in various Police commands across the federation and receiving promotions when they were due.
In the states of Rivers and Abia, he was also CP.