The Lagos Police Commissioner who was redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit, was announced as state’s police Commissioner in 2017.
He is a seasoned police officer, who was until his promotion, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge-of Operations in Lagos State. He was instrumental to curbing the activities of the dreaded Badoo cult and militant kidnappers within Ikorodu axis. He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, on February 2, 1986, serving in various commands and formations in several capacities, spending most of his days at the Lagos State Police Command.
A 1984 graduate of Art at the University of Jos, who went on to bag a master degree in Public and International Affairs at the University of Lagos in 2004, Edgal is highly trained on Community and Intelligence Gathering Policing, and organised the first Community Policing summits in Ikeja GRA, Lagos State.