IGP Appoints Yetunde Longe as First Female Secretary of Nigeria Police Force

Inspector-General of Police Kayode Egbetokun has appointed Yetunde Longe as the first female secretary of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
Longe, an Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), has been recognized for her dedication and competence since joining the force as a Cadet ASP on March 3, 1990.
Egbetokun stated that this “historic appointment” aligns with his vision for gender inclusivity and equality within the NPF. He reiterated his commitment to promoting gender equality and empowering female officers, emphasizing that merit and capability will be the primary criteria for advancement within the NPF.
Force spokesperson Muyiwa Adejobi highlighted Longe’s extensive experience, including her Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Toxicology and advanced training courses in crime management and investigation.
Longe has held numerous key positions, such as Administrative Officer, Crime Officer, Commandant in Lagos, and Assistant Commissioner of Police in Corporate Investment at the NPF Cooperative.
She has also served as Area Commander in Lagos, Deputy Commissioner of Police at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Bauchi and Lagos, and DCP Admin at Zone 2, Lagos.
Before her current appointment, she was the Commissioner of Police for the Port Authority Police, Eastern Command, Port Harcourt, and later AIG in the Department of Training and Development at Force Headquarters, Abuja.
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