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BREAKING: I received signal from Abuja to suspend handover to Egbetokun —Imohimi

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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police , Edgal Imohimi , on Tuesday said that there would be no change of guard for now .Imohimi , who had invited the Press on Tuesday to witness the handing – and taking over ceremony between Edgal and the incoming CP , Kayode Egbetokun , said they were about concluding the process when they received a directive from Abuja to suspend the action .

The PUNCH had reported that Imohimi had been redeployed to Abuja , to resume as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit at the Force Headquarters , adding that Mr . Kayode Egbetokun had replaced him in acting capacity .

Edgal, while addressing the Press in the presence of Egbetokun at the Lagos State Police Command ’ s headquarters , said , “ I am sure that you know Mr . Kayode Egbetokun ; he is an old timer in the Command .

“ You all know that our first job is about order and direction ; we were about concluding the handing and taking over procedure when we were instructed by our bosses from Abuja to suspend action for now .

“ So , there will be no change of guard for now . Of course , we would keep the Press briefed about any development.

“ But I am happy , humbled that you find it serious enough for you all to come to witness what we are doing here . I consider it an honour . ”

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