- DIG Danmallam Mohammed was one of the newly promoted senior police officers decorated recently
- Accolades have been pouring in for the senior police officer since his promotion was announced
- His admirers say the Danmallam has exhibited a high level of professionalism in all the tasks he has undertaken
Accolades have been pouring in for Mr. Danmallam Mohammed on his recent promotion to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG).
Among those who have sent congratulatory messages to Mohammed is a prominent Nigerian, Mr. Paschal Offor.
Offor who is the founder of Passy Xchange in a statement seen by Legit.ng on Thursday, January 14 described the newly promoted senior officer as a man of impeccable character, saying that his appointment was well deserved.
He further that the appointment is well deserved, considering the personal accomplishments of the DIG.
He expressed optimism that DIG Danmallam would bring professionalism and true leadership to policing in the country.
“We can attest to his solid pedigree and rich experience. He is, arguably, the most qualified serving police officer in this time to occupy the very sensitive office.”
Offor expressed optimism that the new DIG will harness his experiences from previous offices, at home and abroad, with dexterity to curb crime and
“Ensure peace in the entire country and once again propound the policing principles that will lead Nigerians to believe that police, is their friend.”
Danmallam who once served as the Enugu state commissioner of police was promoted to the rank Of DIG in December 2020.
DIG Mohammed Danmallam established Zone 13 last year and insisted on carrying out his duties professionally.
“He was here for a brief period, but during this period he was able to show that fairness, justice, and fidelity to the letter and spirit of the Nigerian Constitution are the values which guide him and every other police officer.”
In a related development, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Wednesday, January 13, announced the posting and redeployment of some officers to nine commands and other formations in a move geared towards effective reforms in the country.
The announcement was made in a statement by the deputy public relation officer, Aremu Sikiru Adeniran, available on the force's social media pages.
Aremu said the posting is with immediate effect, adding that all the deployed officers must report to their new commands.
Meanwhile, a former assistant director of the Department of State Services (DSS), Dennis Amachree, has asked the federal government to prioritise the welfare of personnel of the NPF.
According to him, the Nigerian government cannot continue to relegate the NPF and expect maximum performance from its personnel.
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