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Police should be properly organized, reoriented and trained – Former CP, Adetuyi

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Samuel Ayodele Adetuyi-dailyfamily.ng


A birthday anniversary to some people is the day on which a person was born, typically treated as an occasion for celebration and the giving of gifts,

To some people, it is the time to exchange pleasantries and buffet party, while to some people it is a momentous occasion to be commemorated just as a nation commemorates its birth.

But for former Commissioner of Police, the Okitipupa born, Mr. Samuel Ayodele Adetuyi it is review moment to demand more strength in the Nigeria Police.

Mr Samuel Ayodele Adetuyi who marked his 70th birth on September 9, 2017, said The Police should be properly organised, reoriented and trained.

Mr. Adetuyi, is a retired Commissioner of Police (CP), with massive grey hair, but still vibrant with the agility of a youth, he celebrated his birthday yesterday, at St Thomas church event center, bye pass junction ondo road, Akure, the Ondo state capital.

Mr Samuel Ayodele Adetuyi was born in September 8, 1947, in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Council of Ondo State

He attended Methodist Primary School, Okitipupa between 1955 to 1957.

He later travelled to Abeokuta, in Ogun state to stay with his maternal uncle, where he finished the elementary studies at St John’s Primary School, Igbehin, Abeokuta.

During his college days in 1961 at Stella Maris College, Okitipupa, he was one of the pioneer students.

He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Inspector on February 1, 1972.

He rose to various ranks in the Nigeria Police Force, from Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Ondo State Criminal Investigation Department, the Deputy Commissioner for Police (DCP), Administration at the Police Academy in Kano State.


The DCP, Delta State, where he was elevated to CP Personnel and moved to be CP in Kogi State, Yobe State and Rivers State where he retired on February 1, 2007.

Mr. Adetuyi, a man who has passion for education, who retired but never tire to study, went back to school after retired in the Nigeria Police Force to become a lawyer at age 60.

He went to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) to pursue a law degree in 2007 and graduated, June 2011 with a Second Class Upper Division in Law.

During his days in AAUA, he won five academic prizes including the best graduating student of the Faculty of Law, AAUA.

He was called to Nigerian Bar in Enugu State on November 28, 2013.

Mr Adetuyi also represented the Association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (ARPON), South West as a delegate in March 2014 National Conference held in Abuja.

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