250 senior Police officers promoted to next ranks

Posted by Joshua Odeyemi | 8 December 2017 | 2,118 times

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•PSC Chairman, Sir Mike Okiro

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion and confirmation of acting appointments of 250 senior Police officers.

According to a statement on Thursday by Ikechukwu Ani, the Head of Press and Public Relations, the Commission approved the promotion of Commissioners of Police Etop John James and Rasheed Olatunde Akintunde to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police.

It also confirmed the acting appointments of the following Commissioners of Police: Donald Awunah, former Force Public Relations Officer and former CP of Akwa Ibom State Command, now at the Police Academy Wudil, Kano; Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa (Cross River State Command); Garba Umar (Anambra State Command); Bello Ahmed; Imohimi Edgal (Lagos State Command); and 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 of the Nigerian Defence College, Abuja; Isaac Olutayo Akimoyede, also at the Nigerian Defence College; 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.

Acting 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 eight Deputy Superintendents of Police to Superintendent. (Daily Trust)

Source: News Express

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