The Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Francis Bolaji Odesanya, is dead. Odesanya was said to have died this morning in an undisclosed hospital abroad after a brief illness.
Mr Francis Mobolaji Odesanya, assumed duty as the 37th Rivers State Commissioner of Police on July 28, 2016. Odesanya succeeded Folunso A. Adebanjo who was promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police and now in charge of Information and Communication Technology at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
He enlisted into the force on the 2nd day of February 1986, as a cadet assistant superintendent of police and rose through the ranks to his present rank of Commissioner of Police on the 12th day of July, 2016.