Nigerian Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers across the country.
The promotions is one of the outcome of the 8th plenary meeting of the commission that lasted for a period of three weeks.
The plenary meeting which ended on Wednesday, was chaired by former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Musiliu Smith (rtd) who is also the chairman of the Commission.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Commission’s, Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, dated Friday, July 3rd 2020.
According to the statement, one Assistant Inspector General of Police, Olushola Oyebade currently at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Jos, Plateau State was promoted to the next rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), to represent the South West geopolitical zone. Ani said that four Commissioners of Police (CP), including one specialist, were promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).
He said that the CPs who were promoted to AIG are, CP Aisha L. Abubakar, CP. Veterinary Department; CP. Asuquo A. A. Amba, former CP, Bayelsa State Command; Counter Terrorism and currently CP. Ekiti state Command; CP. Nekereuwem A. Akpan, former CP. Cross Rivers State Command and Olafihan Adeniran Adeeoye, currently CP. Anti Terrorism.
The Head of the Commission’s Head of Press and Public Relations said that the Commission also approved the promotion of three Deputy Commissioners of Police to the next rank of substantive Commissioners of Police.
“They are DCP Jonathan Towuru, Deputy Force Secretary; DCP Abiodun Alabi, National Defence College and DCP. Akande Kayode of the State House (Presidential Villa).
“Three Assistant Commissioners of Police; ACP. Adenola J. Oluwole, ACP. Valentine Olumese and ACP. Isa Jibril Grema were promoted to the next rank of Deputy Commissioners of Police.
“Eight Superintendents of Police including Omoruyi Godwin, Clifford Okwor presently of Anambra State Command and Uchendu Fransica Ngozi, Staff Officer Senior, SOS, also of Anambra State Command were also promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police.
607 Deputy Superintendents of Police were also elevated to the rank of Superintendents of Police. They include; DSP. Markus Goyom, Ifeoma Chukwu Ozuruigbo, Elizabeth Olajimoke Olatunbosun, Mina Mosese Anderson, Delta State Command and Mohammed Yakubu Ibrahim, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) 9th Mile, Enugu State Command. Others are Frank Omokhoje Longe, Delta State Command, Chukwudi Nwanze Simon, Ukadike Oyekachukwu Martins, Jemimah Okafor; Emeka Iheanacho, PPRO Zone 5 and Ede John Chukwuemeka.
“The Commission also promoted 206 Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents among which were; Ignatius Ogoejbunam Atta, Mustapha Ali and Awe Vincent “It also promoted 5,786 Inspectors to Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP11.) Some of the new ASPs are Egbo Rosemary Obianujunwa, Operations, Delta State Command; Abdulahi Mohammed; Elvina Chukwu, Oyo State Command; Balogun Olushegun; Amaka Onwude, CPS, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Command; Samuel Agu, Delta Command; Joseph Seyinko and Chinyere Mabeokwu of Enugu Area Command” he said
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