Fatai OwoseniRetired from the Nigeria Police Force in January 2019 with the rank of
Commissioner of Police (CP) after 35 Years of meritorious service to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
 While in the service, positions held include:
o Commissioner of Police, General Investigation Section, Force Criminal
Investigation Department (FCIID)
o Commissioner of Police Benue State Police Command
o Commissioner of Police Finance and Administration, FCIID
o Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command
o Commissioner of Police (Administration), Department of Operations, Police Force Headquarters (FHQ), Abuja
o Principal Staff Officer to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), FHQ, Abuja
o Head of Police Liaison Unit and Personal Assistant to the Chairman, Police
Service Commission (PSC)
o Head of Police Investigation Unit, Police/National Human Rights
Commission (NHRC) Joint Committee on Human Rights Abuse
o Police Area Commander and Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Edo and FCT
Police Commands respectively
o Team Leader, Anti-Fraud Section, Force Intelligence and Investigation
Bureau (FIIB), Alagbon Close, Ikoyi- Lagos
o Delegate to the Quadripartite Agreement (Nigeria, Republics of Benin, Togo
and Ghana) on Free Movement of People and Goods

Beyond Nigeria, worked as:

o Senior Staff, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (UN-
DPKO) in the capacity of Senior Police Adviser in the United Nations

Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) and subsequently United Nations- African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)
o Police Chief of Staff and Best Practice Officer UNMIS
o Expert on Mission in the United Nations Verification Mission (UNAVEM III),
Angola in the capacity of CIVPOL Training and Information Officer.

In addition to local staff training/capacity building at the Nigeria Police Staff,
College, Jos, also attended trainings/workshops on emergency response
operations/disaster management; public service, law and judicial reform; internal
security operations, community policing, etc in China, Singapore, Italy, USA and

Obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of Benin, Nigeria and presently, the Special Adviser (Security Matters) to the Executive Governor of Oyo State and the Executive Secretary, Oyo State Security Trust Fund.