The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 12,588 officers spread across the Services under the Ministry of Interior.
Emmanuel Agamah, the Director Overseeing the Office of the Permanent Secretary (DOOPS), of the ministry of Interior, in a statement, said the Minister, who is also the Chairman of the Board, Abdulrahman Dambazau, disclosed this in Abuja.
He said "the Services are: the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Fire Service (FFS), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), and Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS).
"The breakdown of the promotion across the Services is as follows: NSCDC – 3,983 officers; FFS – 319 officers; NIS – 4,850 officers, and NPS – 3,436 officers."
The Minister congratulated the newly promoted officers and charged them to employ professionalism, diligence, dedication and loyalty in the discharge of their duties, as Government tackles insecurity decisively.