Following the bribery scandal surrounding Abba Kyari, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has appointed DCP Tunji Disu as the new Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
Prior to his appointment, Disu, a former Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State, was the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Before coming on board in RRS, Disu had previously served as the Aide-De-Camp to the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who is now the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC).
Also, he served at the State CID, Rivers State as the Deputy Head of the Unit and as a former Commander of the Nigeria Police Contingent to the African Union (AU) Peace Keeping Mission in Darfur, Sudan.
Disu holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language from Lagos State University and Masters degree in Public Administration from Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State.
In addition to his qualifications, he is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations and Chattered Institute of Personnel management amongst other professional bodies.
The police cop has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad:
- Small Arms Smuggling Training in Botswana.
- Internet Fraud Training at the Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
- Strategic Leadership Command Course at the Police Staff College, Jos.
- Forensic Investigations and Criminal Intelligence Course at the University of Lagos, amongst others.
DCP Tunji Disu posting is with immediate effect.