The Chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Musiliu Smith, has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior Police Officers.
The PSC, in a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said three Assistant Commissioners of Police; ACP. Adenola J. Oluwole, ACP. Valentine Olumese and ACP. Isa Jibril Grema were promoted to the next of Deputy Commissioners of Police.
“The PSC also approved the promotion of 3 DCPs to the next rank of substantive Commissioners of Police. They are DCP Jonathan Towuru, Deputy Force Secretary; DCP Abiodun Alabi, National Defence College and DCP. Akande Kayode of the State House (Presidential Villa).
“Eight Superintendents of Police including Omoruyi Godwin, Clifford Okwor presently of Anambra State Command and Uchendu Fransica Ngozi, Staff Officer Senior, SOS, also of Anambra State Command were also promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police.
“607 DSPs were also elevated to the rank of Superintendents of Police. They include; DSP. Markus Goyom, Ifeoma Chukwu Ozuruigbo, Elizabeth Olajimoke Olatunbosun, Mina Mosese Anderson, Delta State Command and Mohammed Yakubu Ibrahim, DPO 9th Mile, Enugu State Command.
“Others are Frank Omokhoje Longe, Delta State Command, Chukwudi Nwanze Simon, Ukadike Oyekachukwu Martins, Jemimah Okafor; Emeka Iheanacho, PPRO Zone 5 and Ede John Chukwuemeka,” the statement noted.
The Commission also promoted 206 Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents among which were; Ignatius Ogoejbunam Atta, Mustapha Ali and Awe Vincent.
It also promoted 5,786 Inspectors to Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP11.)
“Some of the new ASPs are Egbo Rosemary Obianujunwa, Operations, Delta State Command; Abdulahi Mohammed; Elvina Chukwu, Oyo State Command; Balogun Olushegun; Amaka Onwude, CPS, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Command; Samuel Agu, Delta Command; Joseph Seyinko and Chinyere Mabeokwu of Enugu Area Command,” the statement noted.
While congratulating the promoted officers, Mr Smith demanded that they should reciprocate the Commission’s gesture by rededicating themselves to the service of their fatherland.
The chairman said the Commission would continue to ensure that merit and seniority guide the promotion of Officers of the Nigeria Police.