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Jonathan’s ex-security aides promotion causes rancour in police

07 August 2015, 11:06

Abuja - The promotion of nearly all the security aides of former President Goodluck Jonathan by the board of the Police Service Commission has caused rancour among the workers of the commission, Punch reports.

The Commander, MOPOL 24, the police unit in charge of the former President’s family was promoted from Chief Superintendent of Police to Assistant Commissioner of Police, and some unit commanders were elevated from Deputy Superintendent of Police to Superintendent of Police.

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But a junior officer, who served at the Presidential Villa under the promoted commander, said he and some of his colleagues did not benefit from the exercise.

The PSC board also approved special promotions for the police officers that worked with Jonathan’s wife, Patience, allegedly in contravention of the ban on special promotion by the past PSC board headed by Parry Osayande, a retired deputy inspector general of police.

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