Ex-IGP Tafa Balogun dies, to be buried on Saturday



Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tafa Adebayo Balogun who died at the Reddington Hospital in Lagos yesterday would be buried in his hometown, Ila-Orangun, Osun State, tomorrow, says the family.

According to the family, his body would leave Lagos early tomorrow, and he would be buried at his house in Ila-Orangun before 4 pm tomorrow. He was recently installed as the Oluomo of Igbomina in Ila-Oragun.

Balogun was appointed as Nigeria’s 11th Indigenous Inspector-General of Police on March 6, 2002, and was retired on January 17, 2005.

He would also rank as the 19th IGP since 1930 when Britons were appointed as IGP.