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Ex-IGP, Tafa Balogun, Laid To Rest In Osun

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Nigerians trooped out in their numbers on Saturday to pay a former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Tafa Balogun, their last respect as he was buried in his home town.

 

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Balogun was buried in accordance with Islamic rites in Ila Orangun, Ila local government area of Osun State.

 

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The incumbent Inspector General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman, was represented by the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode.

 

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Representatives of Osun State government were also among the sympathisers at the burial ceremony.

 

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Recall that the former IGP died on Thursday, August 4, exactly four days to his 75th birthday in a Lagos hospital.

 

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Balogun was born on August 8, 1947, and was named the 21st Inspector-General of Police on March 6, 2002.

 

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He served as Inspector-General of Police between 2002 and 2005.

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