The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has been redeployed to the headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Abuja in a new role as the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Explosive Ordinance Unit.
The Police boss would be replaced by Kayode Egbetokun, who will be the acting CP pending the announcement of a replacement.
According to a source in the Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi is expected to resume at the Force Headquarters immediately.
It was gathered that officers at the state command were called in for an emergency media briefing on Sunday evening.
Attempts to get official confirmation was unsuccessful as Chike Oti, the Public Relations Officer did not answer calls and text messages sent to his phone.