FAGBOLA, (Chief) Theophilus Agboola




police officer, barrister-at- Law, retired Deputy Inspector-Gene ral of Police; Born at Gerti, Benue State, January 29, 1925; Education: St. Gregory's College Lagos, Univer sity of London —graduated LL.B., 1954 and called to the Bar (Lincoln's Inn), 1955; started career as Admini strative Officer Class IV in Western Region Public Service, 1955; became Assistant District Officer (ADO) and later Trade Officer in London; served as Students Officer and official Secretary to the Commissioner; pro moted Administrative Officer Class I, March 1962, and was later seconded to the University of Ife as Acting Registrar; was again seconded to the Nigeria Police as Supernumerary Assistant Commissioner, 1962; appo inted substantive ACP, March 1963; promoted Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), October 1964 and Commissioner of Police, July 1965; appointed Assistant Inspector-Gene ral, May 1967 and promoted Deputy Inspector-General, (DIG), December, 1967-75; awarded the Nigeria Police Medal for meritorious service, 1965; holds the traditional title of Lokiran of llesha; Married and has eight children; Address: llesha, Oyo State; Hobby: swimming, table tennis.
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