- The promotion of 18 police commissioners and 33 deputy commissioners has been approved by the Police Service Commission
- The promotions were part of the decisions taken at the meeting of the commission in Abuja
- According to the chairman of the commission, the nation was looking up to the newly promoted officers to bring their wealth of experience to bear on the security problems facing the nation
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs).
Legit.ng reports that a statement by the commission’s head of press and public relations, Ikechukwu Ani, in Abuja on Thursday, January 31, said that the commission had approved the promotion of 33 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) to the substantive rank of Commissioners of Police.
He noted that the promotions were part of the decisions taken at the meeting of the commission in Abuja.
The officers promoted to the rank of AIGs are: Wilson Inalegwu, former CP in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Ibrahim Larmode, former EFCC chairman; Musa Kimo, also former CP, FCT, Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom, among others.
The new CPs are: Uche Anozia, Nwamhi Yame, Mohammed Gimba, Musa Adze, Philip Maku, Umaru Miringa, Usman Gomna, Adamu Usman, Daniel Sokari-Pedro, among others.
Ani said that the chairman of the commission, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, had said that the nation was looking up to the newly promoted officers to bring their wealth of experience to bear on the security problems facing the nation.
He urged them to reciprocate government’s intentions by rededicating themselves to the service of their fatherland.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday, October 17, approved the promotion of three Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs).
It was reported that a commission also approved the promotion of four Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of AIGs.
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