By: Joseph Ekoja U.
One day , one person,double honour. on Friday 14th February 2020 was remarkable day for super cop. CSP Saheed Egbeyemi .
The gallant and resilient officer of the Nigeria Police Force who has shown and proves his total uncompromising stand in fighting crime and criminals acts in the various divisions and positions is Saheed Egbeyemi, CSP Saheed is a no nonsense officer with international police experience and community policing.
Before his appointment as chairman, Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences by Ex-lagos state governor Akinwumi Ambode in March 10, 2016.
CSP Saheed Olayinka Omokuleyin Aremu Egbeyemi was born on August 4th in the early 70’s in Agege, Lagos State. He started his educational career in 1976 at Kaps Day Nursery and Primary School, Capitol Road Agege and African Church Central Primary School, Oniwaya road, Agege for his Primary School Leaving Certificate and later proceeded to Anwar-Ul-Islam College, Agege (formerly Ahmadiya College) between 1985-1991.
He gained a provisional admission into Ondo State University ( now Ekiti State University), Ado Ekiti, to study Philosophy and also obtained Masters Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies at Lagos State University (LASU). He did his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ikono LGA of Akwa-Ibom State between 1999-2000.
CSP Olayinka worked briefly as a Registrar of Cooperatives with the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture & Cooperative between 2001-2002.
Between August 15, 2002 and February 2004, he was at Nigeria Police Academy (POLAC), Wudil, Kano where he was trained as a Cadet Assistant
Superintendent of Police (ASP). Olayinka began his Police Career in Aguda Police Station, Surulere, Lagos for his one year compulsory attachment, where he spent only 3 months and concluded it at Elere Police Station, Agege where he later became Officer in-charge of the Anti-robbery squad. Crime Officer at Alausa Divisional Police Station, Deputy Police PRO, Lagos State Command, PA and Later, Officer-in-charge, DC Secretariat, State CID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos, Staff Officer to Inspector General of Police IGP Mike Okiro at Force Headquarters, Abuja, Unit Commander Mopol 20, Ikeja Lagos and ADC to Governor Ibikunle Amosun (FCA, CON) Area crime Officer at Area G, Ogba in year 2014.
He worked as DPO, Mosafejo Police Station, Oshodi, Lagos, DPO, Aguda Police Station, Surulere, Lagos, DPO Ilupeju Police Division, Lagos and DPO, Sango-Ota Police Station in Ogun State where he transformed the Division to a state of the heart Division within 6 months and fought crime to the bearest minimum.
He was appointed as the Chairman of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Task Force) , Safety Arena, Bolade-Oshodi, Lagos by the Executive Governor of Lagos State; Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
CSP Egbeyemi has attended several courses, both at home and abroad, which include; Peace Support Operation and Anti-Terrorist Course at the Prestigious Centre of Excellence for Stability Police Unit (COESPU) in Italy, Combat craft operation at Gwoza, Borno State, Leadership and Citizenship Training at Shere Hills, Jos Plateau State.VIP protection and Aide-Dc-camp (ADC) Induction course at Police Staff College, Jos, Plateau State in July, 2011. Ad-Hoc duties includes; Joint Task Force (JTF) within the military and DSS in Potiskum, Yobe and Kano State, engaging the insurgents in 2012 and 2014 respectively.
CSP Egbeyemi also participated at the ‘South-West Regional Security Management Course (SWRSMC)’ being put together by Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) and office of the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Security and Intelligence. He obtained Diploma in ‘Diplomacy and National Security’ at Galilee International Management Institute, Israel in December, 2018.
He is a member of International Association of Chiefs of Police and has attended the IACP Conferences at Philadelphia, Florida, Chicago and San Diego in California 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively in the United States of America.
CSP SAHEED has received many awards from different organisation and media on his outstanding performance . Another grate feather , accolades is added as he is changing the narrative of Lagos State security bring total peace at all course of his service as task force chairman.
Prior to his effective work CSP Saheed bags AFRICA HERO MERIT AWARD as crime fighter Officer per excellence from HERO INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE on the faithful day of valentine 14th February, 2020.
CSP Saheed Ebgeyemi has vas learning (knowledge) which gives him edge amongs his counterpart .
CSP Olayinka worked briefly as a Registrar of Operatives with Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative between 2001-2002.
He worked as DPO, Mosafejo police station, Oshodi Lagos , DPO,Aguda Police Station, surulere,Lagos, DPO ,Ilipeju Division,Lagos State and DPO , Sango -oga police station in Ogun where he handling the station and transformed the division to grate heart division within 6 months and fought crime to the bearest minimum.
CSP Saheed Olayinka Egbeyemi repositionings police, Lagos State environmental and special offence unit (task force) he called on Lagosian to avail the repositioned lagos State environment with all needed information that would assist the unit fight all manner of environmental crime and criminals activities.
CSP Egbeyemi is a Prolific writer, poet; strategist who also enjoys imparting knowledge about the African Heritage. He is happily married and blessed with children