The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, on Monday approved the posting of DCP Tunji Disu as the new head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
The posting of the officer is on the heels of management’s decision to fill the leadership gap within the IRT and refocus the unit for better service delivery.
Prior to his appointment, Disu, a former Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos State, was the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
He had also previously served at the State CID, Rivers State as the Deputy Head of the Unit. He is also 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 from the Lagos State University (LASU) and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State. He has also attended several professional courses both at home and abroad. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations and Chattered Institute of Personnel management, among other professional bodies.
According to a statement by Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, his posting is with immediate effect.