CSP Saheed Olayinka Omokuleyin Aremu Egbeyemi was born on August 4th in the early 70’s in Agege, Lagos State. He started his educational career in 1976 at Kaps Day Nursery and Primary School, Capitol Road Agege and African Church Central Primary School, Oniwaya Road, Agege for his Primary School Leaving Certificate and later proceeded to Anwar-Ul-Islam College, Agege (formerly Ahmadiya College) between 1985 -1991.
He gained a provisional admission into Ondo State University ( now Ekiti State University), Ado Ekiti, to study Philosophy and also obtained Masters Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies at Lagos State University (LASU). He did his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ikono LGA of Akwa-Ibom State between 1999 -2000.
CSP Olayinka worked briefly as a Registrar of Cooperatives with the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture & Cooperative between 2001 – 2002.
Between August 15, 2002 and February 2004, he was at the Nigeria Police Academy (POLAC), Wudil in Kano State where he was trained as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
He began his Police Career in Aguda Police Station, Surulere Lagos for his one year compulsory attachment, where he spent only 3 months and concluded it at Elere Police Station, Agege where he later became Officer in-charge of the Anti-robbery squad. He was Crime Officer at Alausa Divisional Police Station, Deputy Police PRO, Lagos State Command, P.A, and Later, Officer-in-charge, DC Secretariat, State CID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos, Staff Officer to Inspector General of Police IGP Mike Okiro at Force Headquarters, Abuja, Unit Commander Mopol 20, Ikeja Lagos and ADC to Governor Ibikunle Amosun (FCA, CON), Area Crime Officer at Area G, Ogba in year 2014.
He worked as DPO, Mosafejo Police Station, Oshodi, Lagos, DPO, Aguda Police Station, Surulere, Lagos, DPO Ilupeju Police Division, Lagos and DPO, Sango-Ota Police Station in Ogun State.
He was appointed as the Chairman of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Task Force), Safety Arena, Bolade-Oshodi, Lagos by the Executive Governor of Lagos State; Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on March 10, 2016.
CSP Egbeyemi has attended several courses, both at Home and Abroad, which include; Peace Support Operation and Anti-Terrorist Course at the Prestigious Centre of Excellence for Stability Police Unit (COESPU) in Italy, Combat craft operation at Gwoza, Borno State, Leadership and Citizenship Training at Shere Hills, Jos Plateau State.VIP protection and Aide-De-camp (ADC) Induction course at Police Staff College, Jos, Plateau State in July, 2011. Ad-Hoc duties include; Joint Task Force (JTF) with the military in Potiskum, Yobe and Kano State, engaging the insurgents in 2012 and 2014 respectively.
He is a member of International Association of Chiefs of Police and has attended the IACP Conferences at Philadelphia, Florida, Chicago and San Diego in California 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively in the United States of America.
CSP Egbeyemi also participated at the ‘South-West Regional Security Management Course (SWRSMC)’ being put together by Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) and Office of the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Security and Intelligence. He obtained a Diploma in ‘National Security’ at Galilee International Management Institute, Israel in December, 2018.
On 29th of May, 2019 CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi was re-appointed as the Chairman, Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Task Force), by the new Executive Governor of Lagos State; Mr. Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu.
He is a prolific writer, Poet, Strategist who also enjoys imparting knowledge about the African Heritage.
He is happily married and blessed with children.