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Police Promote Senior Officers, Retire Two DIGs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has accepted the appointment of six Deputy Inspectors General of Police with two to proceed on pre-retirement go away.

PSC’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, introduced this in a press release on Monday.

He defined that the remaining 4 would change the 4 retired DIGs and in addition kind a part of the IGP’s administration crew made up of seven DIGs.

The new DIGs are Abdul Danwawu, Lawal Shehu, Adeyemi  Ogunjemilusi, Peter Ogunyanwo, all former AIGs, in addition to Alex Okpara and Celestine Okoye, former Commissioners of Police (CPs).

However, DIG Ogunjemilusi and DIG Okpara are to proceed on pre-retirement go away.

The Commission additionally accepted the promotion of 14 Cps to the subsequent rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).

They are Yunana Babas, Dan-Malam Mohammed, Mua’zu Zubairu, Rabiu Yusuf, Sanusi Lemu, Ahmed Iliyasu, Mohammed Kura,  Zaki Ahmed, and Gwandu Abubakar.

Others are Zama Bala (CP in Jigawa), Bello Sadiq, Austin Agbonlahor, Lawan Ado (former CP in Kwara and at present Commandant Police College, Kaduna), and Bashir Makama.

Mr Ani defined that the appointments and promotions had been the highpoints of the PSC’s sixth Plenary Meeting which held in Abuja on Friday and chaired by Mr Musiliu Smith.

He revealed that the fee additionally accepted the promotion of 230 Superintendents of Police (SP) to Chief Superintendents (CSP), 11 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) to SP, and 211 Assistant Superintendents (ASP) to DSP.

Forty one Inspectors had been additionally promoted to ASP1.

The new CSPs embrace Kabiru Ishaq, Sufi Abdullahi, Dattijo Abdullahi, Bisiriyu Akindele, Faloye Folusho, Ngozi Nwosu, and Shehudden Baba.

Other are Ibrahim Bashir, Benjamin Ugwuegbulam, Remigius Ekpe, Tope Oparinde, Esther Nwaiwu, Victoria Mulero, and Ogbonnaya Nwota.

The PSC Chairman stated the Commission would proceed to carefully monitor the efficiency of the officers and requested them to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland.

He reiterated that promotion within the Force would proceed to be based mostly on benefit, seniority and availability of vacancies.

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