The Lagos state police command has appointed Chike Godwin Oti as its new Public Relations officer. Oti takes over from Olarinde Famous-Cole. Oti is from Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
He enlisted into the police on May 18, 1992 as a Cadet Sub-Inspector of Police and trained at the Nigeria Police Academy, Kano. He holds a Bsc (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Lagos and is married with four children.
Oti before now worked in the Operations Department of the Lagos State Police Command; was the Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-fraud Section of the Zone 2 CIID, Onikan, Lagos from 2015 to 2017; Operations Officer, Department of Operations, Lagos State Police Command from 2010 to 2015; and lecturer, Police College Ikeja from 2006 to 2010.
On the international scene, Oti was a lecturer at the National Police Training Academy, Liberia from 2007 to 2009 under the auspices of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia.