The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba and 8,915 other senior Police officers to their next substantive ranks .
Spokesperson of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement, said the promotions were the high points of the 5th plenary meeting of the commission held in Abuja between March 26th and 27th, 2019 and presided over by its chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.
The Commission approved the promotion of three Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police.They are; Jona Jackson Mava; Olushola Babajide David and Titus Sumba Larmode.
The acting appointments of two Commissioners of Police were also confirmed. The beneficiaries are; Rudolf Echebi Obe, Works and Danladi B. Lalas, Air Wing.
71 Assistant Commissioners of Police were elevated to the next rank of Deputy Commissioners of Police while102 Chief Superintendents of Police, CSPs, were also promoted to Assistant Commissioners of Police.
The Commission also promoted 487 Deputy Superintendents of Police to Superintendents. The new Superintendents of Police include Atiku Ibrahim, Personal Assistant to the acting Inspector General of Police; Florence Odewo; Ojo Abraham; Mohammed Idris and Abraham Ogedengbe.
1,165 Assistant Superintendents of Police, ASPs, were promoted to the next rank of Deputy Superintendents of Police, DSPs, while 7,086 Inspectors were elevated to Assistant Superintendents of Police.
Some of the new DSPs are: Chinemelum Bartholomew of the Complaints Response Unit, Force Headquarters, Abuja, Jeremiah Zumnan; Adewale Ajibuwa while Hope Nnah of Abia Command; Saviour Etetim made the list of the newly promoted Inspectors to ASPs.
Ani noted that the promotions will be conveyed to the acting Inspector General of Police, on Monday, April 1, 2019 in a letter signed by Nnamdi Maurice Mbaeri, Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Commission.