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The commander of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), DCP Tunji Disu, has made his country proud by winning the Veteran Judo fighter Silver medal at the 33rd US Open Judo Championships held in the United States.
DCP Disu won the silver medal on Sunday, July 31. His photos with the medal were shared on Facebook by Joe Igbokwe.
The commander was appointed as head of IRT following the indictment of Abba Kyari by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) resulting in his suspension.
Tunji was born on April 13, 1966, in Lagos Island.
Part of his tremendous impact when he was a Commander of RRS in Lagos was “Hot Spot Policing” which involved placing patrol vehicles at strategic locations known to be black spots.
He also served at River State CID as Deputy Head of the unit. Disu was a commander of the Nigeria police contingent to the African Union(AU) peace-keeping mission to Darfur, Sudan.
He is also regarded as a celebrity cop who is well known on microblogging platforms, mostly Twitter. Disu joined the force on June 18, 1992, as Cadet ASP, trained at the Nigeria Police Academy, Kaduna.
Disu took part in several championships where he claimed medals. He got 2 gold medals at the national sports festival in Bauch, 1990. He is a recipient of 2 gold medals at the Nigerian police games and a silver medal at the armed forces games.