OSAYANDE, DIG, Parry (rtd.)

CFR, OFR, NPM, Mni, deputy inspector general of police (retired); administrator, businessman; b: September 29, 1936; so: Edo; m: Irene Amayo, 1967; nc: three s, two d; ed: Immaculate Conception College, Benin City, 1954-58; Police College Cadet Inspector-training, Ikeja, 1960; Detective Training College Wakefield, England, 1962; Police Staff College, Bramshill, England, 1971; Metropolitan Police College, Hendon, England, 1974; Police Staff College, Jos, 1981; Royal Institute of Public Administration, England, 1982; National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, 1989; cr: Station officer, Central Police Station, Ibadan, 1961; Station Officer Central Police Station, Benin, 1962; station officer, Ogbomoso, 1962-63; staff officer in charge training, state headquarters, Ibadan, 1964;ADC to Late Sir Odeleye Fadahunsi, Governor, Western Region, 1965; ADC to Late Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, Military Governor, Western Region 1966; divisional police officer, in charge, Shagamu division, 1966-67; divisional police officer in Charge, Ikire division, 1967; divisional police officer in charge, Lanlate division, 1968-69; divisional police officer in charge, Ahoada division, 1969-70; divisional police in charge, Ogoni division, 1970- 71; divisional police officer in charge, Diobu division. Rivers, 1971- 72; officer in charge. Rivers State criminal investigation department, 1972-73; chief supt, administration, state headquarters. Port Harcourt, 1974-75; asst comm. in charge, personnel, force headquarters, Lagos, 1975-78; officer in charge, Bendel State criminal investigation department, 1978-80; officer in charge, railway police command, Lagos. 1981; comm. of Police in charge police budget, 1981-85; comm. of Police in charge, Benue State police command, Makurdi, 1985-86; comm. of Police in charge, Bendel State specifically for Anini sagaoperation, 1986; comm.of Police in charge of Cross River State (now Cross River and Akwa Ibom States), 1986-88; deputy inspector-general, Police in charge of force operations, force headquarters, Lagos, 1990-92; deputy inspector general. Police in charge force intelligence and investigation bureau, Lagos, 1992; retired as deputy inspector general of police, 1992; He was involved in the following: Operation Agbekoya, 1963; Operation ('wet ie') in the defunct Western Region, 1965-66; Owo riot, 1969; directed the operations which suppressed the Bauchi religious inspired riots, 1990 and the Kano religious riot in 1991; Led, Federal Government delegation to Namibia under the auspices of the United Nations Transition Group, 1992; mm: National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies; Distinguished Citizen of Edo State; f: of the Royal Institute of Public Administration England; Officer of the City of Atmore, USA; nh: Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic, Nigeria Police Medal; Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, 2004; hob: golf, lawn tennis, billiards; res: My Little Piece of Benin, Parry Osayande Place, G.R.A, Benin City, Edo State tel: 052-252759; 08037168476.
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