AIG Ogundele Joshua Ayodeji Assumes Duty As The 33rd Assistant Inspector-General Of Police In Charge Of Zone 7, Abuja
Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, Abuja, AIG Ogundele Joshua Ayodeji has resumed duty as the 33rd Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of Zone 7 Abuja, as AIG Adebowale Williams, has been redeployed to Zone 17 Command, Akure.
A statement on Thursday, 16th November 2023 signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Zone 7 Command Headquarters, Abuja, DSP M.B Abdulkadir, said that AIG Ogundele Joshua Ayodeji was born to the family of late Pa. and Mrs. Gabriel Ajibade Ogundele in Oyo Town, Oyo West LGA of Oyo State.
He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Political Science from the University of Ibadan in 1985 and 1988 respectively.
He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet ASP on March 3rd, 1990.
He has served in various capacities within the Force, but not limited to the following:
• He served as Patrol and Guards, DCO, and DPO in various Divisions in Anambra and Abia States respectively.
• He was equally O/C SARS Zone 9 Headquarters, Umuahia 2001 – 2003.
• He was the Commander, of Nigeria’s Contingent on Peace Keeping to the Republic of Croatia 1997-1998.
• 2i/c Area Commander, Onitsha Area Command 1998.
• Directing Staff, Police Staff College Jos 2012 – 2015.
• AC Operations, Zone 12 Headquarters, Bauchi 2015.
• Area Commander, Omu-Aran Area Command, Kwara State 2015 – 2017.
• AC SCID Minna, Niger State 2017.
• Area Commander, Kontagora Area Command, Niger State 2017 – 2018.
• DC Admin, Zone-12 Headquarters, Bauchi 2018.
• DC General Investigation, FCID Annex, Lagos 2018 – 2022
• DC Operations, Zone-10 Sokoto State 2022
• CP Admin, DFA FHQ Abuja, May – Oct., 2022
• Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command from October 2022 to October 2023.
He attended several professional courses, seminars, and workshops, some of which include: the Intermediate Command Course, Community Policing Course, Tactical Leadership Command Course, and Senior Command Course respectively.
The AIG is a recipient of many certificates of commendation and Awards for bravery, hard work, and selfless service. He loves reading, sports, and traveling. He is happily married and blessed with wonderful children.
He solicits for maximum support and cooperation of the general public in FCT and Niger State as he sets to sustain the prevailing peace and stability in the Zone.