The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has appointed CSP. Okuwobi Oluseyi Olabisi as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) to the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF), with immediate effect.
The appointment was announced to newsmen by the Chairman, Board of Trustees, of the Fund, Alhaji Suleiman Abba, a retired Inspector General of Police, IGP, in Abuja.
According to him, “as the Public Relations Officer of the Fund, CSP Okuwobi will develop and manage the Public Relations affairs of the Fund, create public awareness about NPTF’s mission, vision, functions, and services; manage her media relations and build sustainable relationships with the public on behalf of the Trust fund
Until this appointment, she was the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, of the Ejigbo Police Division, Lagos.
The English and Peace and Conflict Studies graduate who currently runs a PhD programme in Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Ibadan will resume as the PRO of the Fund with close to two decades of accumulated relevant exposure gained within and outside Nigeria.
Within the country, CSP Okuwobi has served with merit in several State Police Commands, including Delta, Benue, Oyo, and the Lagos States. She has also served as the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Cooperative and Multipurpose Society Limited, Lagos, distinguishing herself during her tenure with excellent ability and tremendous potentials.
Outside the country, CSP Okuwobi has served as a Public Information Officer (PIO) to the United Nations Police (UNPOL) under the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). During this time, she successfully reconciled local expertise with outstanding international policing exposure, emerging at the end of her service with an award of commendation from the United Nations.
She is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executive, National Association of Black Law Executives, International Association of Women Police, and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.
CSP Okuwobi has an impressive thread of awards from reputable organisations for her exceptional demonstration of competence in police/public relations, community policing, and intelligence and investigative policing. She will be exploring her professionalism to attract robust development projects, donations, and interventions for the Fund and the Nigeria Police Force as underscored by her legacies in other positions.