Posted by News Express | 21 June 2016 | 2,633 times
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 4,542 senior Police Officers to their next rank between May and June 2016.
The breakdown of the promotions, according to a statement by Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations, are CP to AIG 7, DC to CP 6, AC to DC 20, CSP to AC 8, SP to CSP 107, DSP to SP 1,431, ASP to DSP 1,252, and INSP to ASP 1,711.
The statement said that out of this number, the Commission approved special promotion for 16 Officers based on exceptional performance and dedication to duty on the recommendation of the Inspector General of Police.
Also two Officers were promoted on act of gallantry while 188 others were placed on acting appointment on their next rank.
“These promotions and appointments have been communicated to the Inspector General of Police for implementation,” the statement said.
Chairman of the Commission, Sir, Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, retired Inspector General of Police said the affected Officers should reciprocate government gesture by rededicating themselves to the service of the nation.
He enjoined them to ensure that they are guided by the approved rules and regulations of the Force and that they operate with the fear of God.
Dr. Okiro said the Commission will continue to ensure that promotion of police men is regular to serve as a tonic for effective and efficient service.
He noted that the Commission will continue to evolve guidelines and programmes to improve efficiency in the Force.
•Photo shows PSC Chairman, Sir Mike Okiro.
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