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New police promotions announced

20 August 2014, 09:04Henry Ifeanyi

Lagos – The Police Service Commission has promoted eight senior officers to higher positions.

The promoted officers include six Assistant Inspector Generals (AIGs) and two Commissioners (CPs) to the rank of Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs).

Those elevated to the rank of the AIGs were Dan’Azumi Job Doma, Mamman Ibrahim Tsafe, David Omojola, Solomon Arase, Christopher Katso and Salihu Hashidu, while Hilary Opara and Sotonye Wakama were promoted from the rank of CPs to DIGs.

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The new promotions, according to the Assistant Director of Press and Public Relations, Ferdinand Ekpe, take immediate effect.

Ekpe re-affirmed the commission's decision that promotions from the ranks of ACPs to AIGs would only be done after interview sessions with the affected officers.

He revealed that the commission approved the new elevation after its statutory sixth plenary which held last week within which aggrieved police officers were expected to forward complaints against punishment meted to them 30 days from the receipt of the decisions.

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Commission’s Chairman, Sir Mike Okiro, enjoined the promoted officers to consider the promotion as an opportunity to serve the country.

He implored them to use their wealth of experience in uplifting the Nigeria Police Force.

– CAJ News


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