IGP promotes 82,779 sergeants, corporals, other junior police officers

IGP promotes 82,779 sergeants, corporals, other junior police officers

- IGP Adamu has promoted 82,779 junior police officers

- The good news was announced on Monday, November 23, in a statement issued by Frank Mba

- Adamu urges the officers to continue to carry out their duties diligently in conformity with best practices and respect for the rights of the citizen

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Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), on Monday, November 23, promoted 82,779 junior police officers to their next ranks.

Legit.ng reports that in a statement issued by the Force public relations officers, Frank Mba, the officers consist of 56,779 sergeants, 17,569 corporals and 8,431 constables.

The promotion is part of the on-going efforts at boosting the morale of personnel and repositioning the Force for greater efficiency.

IGP promotes 82,779 sergeants, corporals, other junior police officers

IGP Mohammed Adamu charged the officers to see their promotion as a mark of additional responsibility. Credit: @PoliceNG
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The statement read:

“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has today, 23rd November 2020 approved the promotion of Eighty-Two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy-Nine (82,779) Junior Police Officers to their next ranks.
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“The promotion of the officers comprising 56,779 Sergeants to Inspector, 17,569 Corporal to Sergeants, and 8,431 constables to corporal is part of the on-going efforts at boosting the morale of personnel and repositioning the Force for greater efficiency.”

The IGP promised to work with all relevant agencies, organs of government and other stakeholders in driving a successful reform of the police for improved welfare and conditions of service towards better service delivery to the people.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that some police officers attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos proved that not all operatives of the Nigeria Police Force are bad.

It was reported that while on patrol on Thursday evening, November 19, at Igando area in Lagos, the RRS officers saw a purse fall from a lady on a bike.

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