Breaking: PSC promotes 20,356 Senior Police Officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 20,356 Senior Police Officers.

The promotion was one of the decisions of the 11th Plenary Meeting of the Commission held in Abuja on January 25, 2021 and presided over by its Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.

Nine Commissioners of Police were promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police and another nine promoted from the rank of Deputy Commissioner to Commissioners of Police.

The Commission also approved the promotion of three Chief Superintendents to Assistant Commissioners of Police, 1,577 Deputy Superintendents to Superintendents of Police and 2,293 Assistant Superintendents to Deputy Superintendents of Police.

It also approved the promotion/confirmation of 7,283 unconfirmed Assistant Superintendents (ASP11) to Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP1), 9,072 Inspectors to Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP11) and 110 Inspectors promoted to Senior Inspectors.

The new Assistant Inspectors General are: Aminu Saleh Pai, former Commissioner of Police, Kwara and Bayelsa States Commands, former Force Quarter Master General and currently the Executive Secretary, Police Multi Purpose Cooperative Society, Lagos; Dasuki Danbappa Galadanchi, former Commissioner of Police/Executive Secretary, Police Multi Purpose Cooperative Society, Lagos and presently acting AIG Force CID Annex, Lagos; Okon Etim Ene, former Commissioner of Police Benue and Abia States Commands, CP SARS and currently CP Explosive Ordinance Disposal, Force Headquarters; and Abang B. John, former Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command and presently Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command.

Others are Joseph Gobum Mukan, former CP, Airport Command, Lagos and currently CP Rivers State; Aji Ali Janga, former CP Kaduna and Kogi States Commands and currently CP Sokoto; Mukaddas Mohammed Garba, presently CP Benue State Command; Habu Sani Ahmadu, former CP, IGP Monitoring Unit, CP Intelligence, Force Headquarters and CP Bauchi State Command and presently CP Kano State; and Imohimi D. Edgal, former Commissioner of Police Lagos and Akwa Ibom States Commands.

Some of the newly promoted ASP11 are Steven Onihana, Zone 2, Lagos; Christiana Johson; Hussan Hussaini Sarauta Mohammed; Agbodike Dorothy; and Idakwo Ezekiel.

Smith, called on the newly promoted Officers to see their new positions as a call to more commitment to the duty

He noted that the Commission will continue to ensure that promotions are regular and based on the relevant rules and regulations.

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