Tafa Balogun, A Great Leader And Mentor-Arase

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase has described the late former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Tafa Balogun as a great leader and mentor whose strength, courage, inspection, and kindness, provided immense opportunities for all those who knew and worked with him while he was alive.

A statement on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023 signed by the PSC Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said that Dr. Arase revealed this while eulogizing Alhaji Tafa Balogun on the first-year remembrance anniversary of his death. He also described him as a strong, dynamic, and hardworking boss who invested hugely in the lives of many vulnerable and underprivileged Nigerian in the pursuit of justice.

According to the PSC chairman, Alhaji Balogun was one of the greatest persons he’d been opportune to serve under his leadership, adding that even after his demise, his good deeds still speak for him both in and out of the Police Force.

“I am grateful to have had him as a boss. He was an essential part of my career as a police officer and I remember him always with pride and honour”.

Dr. Arase further stressed that though the loss of Balogun can never be recovered, he prays he would find the reward of leading a kind life as he dwells happily with the Saints in heaven.

He also enjoined the family to be comforted in the faith that Alhaji Tafa Balogun is in a better place, and prayed for the continued repose of his soul.