The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion and confirmation of acting appointments of 250 senior Police officers.
Ikechukwu Ani, Head of Press and Public Relations of the commission disclosed this in a statement yesterday.
The statement said the commission approved the promotion of CP Etop John James and CP Rasheed Olatunde Akintunde to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG.
It also confirmed the acting appointments of CP Donald Awunah, former Force Public Relations Officer and former CP Akwa Ibom State Command, now at the Police Academy Wudil, Kano; CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa, Cross Rivers State Command; CP Garba Umar, Anambra State Command; CP Bello Ahmed; CP Imohimi Edgal, Lagos State Command and CP Ali Janga, Kogi State Command.
The Commission approved the promotion of 15 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the substantive rank of Commissioner of Police.
They include Omololu Shamsiden Bishi, presently at the Nigerian Defence College, Abuja, He was former DCA Ogun State Command, former DC, CID, Iyaganku, Ibadan and Area Commander, Mushin, Lagos State; Isaac Olutayo Akimoyede also at the Defence College and former DC, Benue State; Aminu Pai Saleh; Makama Hamisu Usman; Mobolaji Olaniyi Fafowora; Igbodo David; Dajuma Mohammed Ibahim; Okon Etim Ene; Abang B. John; Aminu Koji Kwambe; Felix Gochuk Gani; Ibrahim Sabo Umar; Joseph Gobum Mukan; Wakil Mohammed and Abdullahi Yerima Ibrahim.
Ag Deputy Commissioner of Police Habu Sani Ahmadu’s appointment was confirmed, while 54 Assistant Commissioners of Police were promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioners.
The commission also approved the promotion of 164 Chief Superintendents of Police to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and 8 Deputy Superintendents of Police to the rank of Superintendent.