- The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday, July 3, announced that it has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers.
- The announcement was made by the spokesperson for the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani
- Ani said among those promoted is one assistant inspector general of police who moved to the next rank of deputy inspector general of police
The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday, July 3, announced that it has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers.
The Guardian reported that the spokesman, for the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, said the promotions were approved at the 8th plenary meeting of the commission which lasted for three weeks.
He disclosed that one assistant inspector general of police was promoted to the next rank of deputy inspector general of police to represent the south-west geopolitical zone
According to Ani, four commissioners of police including one specialist were promoted to the rank of assistant inspector general of police.
The spokesperson stated that the commission also approved the promotion of three deputy commissioners of police to the next rank of substantive commissioners of police.
He said six hundred and seven deputy superintendents of police were also elevated to the rank of Superintendents of Police among other promotions.
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In another report, the Federal High Court in Ikoyi has started the trial of Nigerian cosmetic surgeon Dr Anuolauwapo Adepoju of MedContour Services Ltd.
According to popular journalist Fisayo Soyombo who shared her court's documents on Twitter, the plastic surgeon was arraigned for several complaints by unsatisfied clients who reported her to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
Soyombo said that the plastic surgeon was arrested on Wednesday, July 1. The document revealed that Dr Anu was reported by three of her clients named, Marlene Adejumo Oluwakemi, Taiwo Omolola Temilade, and Vivian Onwuzuligbo.
It was stated that the cosmetic surgeon was reported because her services are unsafe for women. One of the allegations against Dr Anu is that a failed cosmetic surgery done by her led to the death of one Mrs. Nneka Miriam Barbra Onwuzuligbo.
"In particular, the above-mentioned Vivian Onwuzuligbo, a member of the family of one Mrs. Nneka Miriam Barbra Onwuzuligbo (now deceased) alleged that the deceased died as a result of the failed defendant's cosmetic surgery and she is privy to the events that led to the demise of the deceased," the court documents read.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police in Ondo state, Bolaji Salami, has been mandated to restore the security details of the state’s deputy governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, with immediate effect.
The directive was issued by the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported
Recall that men of the Nigeria Police Force attached to the deputy governor were withdrawn after he had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ajayi who had accused the commissioner of police of working on the instructions of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to withdraw the officers, had for a while, been having a running battle with him.
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