Hakeem Odumosu Biography: Age, Wiki, State of Origin, Career, Wife, Net Worth

Hakeem Odumosu, the former commissioner of police of Lagos state police command, served as the number one police officer in Edo before he was deployed in Lagos.

He served as the first chairman of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Taskforce) and also the Commander of the State-funded Rapid Response Squad (RRS).


Name: Hakeem Odumosu
Age: 61 Years
Wife: Mrs. Odumosu
Date of Birth: 25th January, 1962
State of Origin: South-West State
Net Worth: $

Hakeem Odumosu Biography

Hakeem Odumosu was born 25th January, 1962 and raised in Nigeria, where he developed a deep-rooted passion for public service and maintaining law and order.

Hakeem Odumosu Education

The Lagos commissioner of police is not only sound in the area of police operations, he is a versatile in other aspects. He holds a bachelors degree in English Language from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a post graduate diploma in public relations and marketing from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ) in Lagos.

Odumosu also bagged three degree from the University of Lagos, including a post graduate higher diploma in security management operations; an advanced diploma in law enforcement administration; and a higher diploma in terrorism studies.

He earned a master’s degree from the department of public administration at the Lagos State University. He has in view, another master’s degree in peace studies and conflict resolution, from the National Open University. The Lagos CP also obtained a L.L.B (law) from NOUN.

Hakeem Odumosu Career

Odumosu has dedicated at least 29 years of his life to serving the country as a member of the police force. He was enlisted into the force on March 3, 1990. Since his enlistment, he has taken a number of courses to aid his understanding of his job and the success of the operations of the police force. Some of the courses he took include intermediate command course, and strategic leadership command course at the Police Staff College, Jos.

The 57-year-old is also a fellow international institute of professional security, member of the international association of chief of police, fellow of institute of corporate administration of Nigeria, member of institute of public administration of Nigeria, among others.

Odumosu did not only obtain a bachelor’s degree in English Language, he has used the knowledge to promote the spoken and written English of members of the public. He is the author of three books: Principles of English Language; 1005 Objective Questions and Answers in English Language; and the Price of Indiscipline – a drama book.

The new Lagos CP has served in several states across the country. In Lagos, he served as operations officer in Isokoko division, Agege; Ketu division; Satellite division; and Area ‘d’ command, Mushin. He also served as chairman of Lagos state task force on environmental and special offences, governor’s offiice, Alausa, Ikeja, among others.

Odumosu has served in various capacities in other states including Edo, Ogun, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Oyo, as well as the federal capital territory, Abuja.


Assistant Inspector General of Police, Hakeem Odumosu (retd), on Wednesday, debunked the claim that he had been appointed as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The PUNCH gathered that news indicating that the President, Bola Tinubu, had appointed Odumosu to chair the anti-graft agency circulated across various media platforms late Tuesday.

However, in an exclusive chat with our correspondent, Odumosu debunked the claim, noting that the information emanated from mischief makers.

He, however, urged members of the public to disregard the information.

Odumosu said, “I have been inundated with so many calls and messages between yesterday and today on a purported “EFCC Appointment”.

“I just want to use this opportunity to debunk this information and say it’s totally untrue. This information must have emanated from mischief makers and should be disregarded.”

The PUNCH had reported that the erstwhile chairman of the agency, Abdulrasheed Bawa, was suspended by Tinubu, who directed Abdulkarim Chukkol to take over the leadership of the anti-graft agency in an acting capacity.

Hakeem Odumosu Personal Life

Hakeem Odumosu is married  and have children, details of his family is not known.

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