Saturday, May 09, 2015

Police promotes 632 senior officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 632 senior Police Officers in line with its constitutional mandate to promote persons to offices in the Nigeria Police Force.          
Of the number, 460 Officers were promoted from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police, (ASP) to the next rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police, (DSP), while 172 Officers on the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police were elevated to the rank of Superintendent of Police.
In a release signed by PSC’s Spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani, the Commission took the decision at its 11th Plenary Meeting held in Abuja and presided over by its Chairman, Mike Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police.
He said the Officers were found to have satisfied the Commission’s criteria for promotion which included maturity on a rank, absence of Pending Disciplinary Matter, merit and establishment budget vacancy availability.
Chairman of the Commission enjoined the Officers to see their promotion as a necessary impetus to redouble their efforts in the service of the nation. He charged them to work within the rule of law and with the fear of God.
The promotion of the Officers takes effect from March 12th, 2015.
Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, Ag IGP Solomon Arase, in enforcing the Police Anti-Corruption Initiative, has directed the IGP Teams on Monitoring of Police Performance to immediately commence the monitoring of activities/conducts of Police officers on the Highways, Police Stations and Formations nationwide.
The IGP expressed his resolve to rid the Force of all forms of corruption and warned officers and men to desist from corrupt practices.

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