The commander of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS), DCP Tunji Disu has been redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
Naija News reports the RRS is a section of the Lagos State Police Command set up to respond speedily to emergencies within Lagos State.
Disu was born in Lagos Island; had his post-primary education at Mayflower Junior School, Ikenne, Ogun State; attended Pobuna Secondary Grammar School, Epe; and Saint Gregory’s College, Lagos.
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English (Education) at the Lagos State University; post-graduate Diploma in International Relations and Strategic Studies at Lagos State University; a Certificate in Personal Protection in the United Kingdom; and has Master in Public Administrations at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State.
He joined the Nigerian Police in 1992 as Cadet ASP and was trained at the Nigeria Police Academy, Kaduna. He has served as DPO in various divisions and states. He was Officer-in-Charge Anti-Fraud; and also in other capacities.
As at the time of filing this report, his next role at the Force Headquarters is yet to be made public but on Wednesday, Disu had posted a message on his Facebook page which many now believe may be connected to his new posting.
He wrote: “I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. Alhamdullilah Robi Allahmin. New frontiers.”
Super cop DCP @TunjiDisu1, Commander Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State, has been redeployed to Force Headquarters Abuja, bows out in grand style. A hardworking & civilian friendly officer of the NPF, Lagosians will greatly miss his exemplary leadership for @rrslagos767.✊? pic.twitter.com/72n4FTpy5s
— ‘Deji Adesogan (@DejiAdesogan) December 10, 2020
The RRS is charged with the onerous task of flushing crime out of every part of Lagos state and the squad is made up of about two thousand officers.
They have access to motorbikes, patrol vehicles, helicopters, gunboats, ballistic helmets/bulletproof vests, rain coats/boots, etc to assist them deliver their mandate.
They have frequent interactions with members of the public.