Commission approves promotion of 414 police officers

 The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 414 senior police officers to their next ranks.


The Head of  Press and Public Relations of the commission, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said  this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said that three Commissioners of Police  were promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspector -General of Police (AIG) while  four Deputy Commissioners of Police  moved  to Commissioners of Police in addition to  12 Assistant Commissioners of Police who are now  Deputy Commissioners of Police.


The spokesman said that the approval were some of the high points of the commission’s   26th Plenary Meeting held in Abuja.

He added that the commission also approved the promotion of 61 Chief Superintendents  of Police  to Assistant Commissioners   of Police,  30 Superintendents  of Police  to Chief Superintendents  of Police  and 48 Deputy Superintendents of Police  to Superintendents of Police.

Others are  65 Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents of Police  and  191 Inspectors to the rank of Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP).

“The three Commissioners of Police promoted to AIG are CP  Danjuma Ibrahim, CP Istifanus Shettima and CP Jimoh Omeiza Ozi-Obeh.

“ DCP Bello Yahaya , Fave Semali, Mukaddas  Garba and D.D. Galadanchi were elevated to the rank of Commissioners,“ he said.

He said that the promotions had been conveyed to the Inspector -General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris,  for implementation.

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