PSC promotes 11 DCPs, 3,201 ASPs, others

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Mike Okiro, Chairman Police Service CommissionThe Police Service Commission (PSC) in Abuja on Thursday approved the promotion of 11 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the substantive rank of Commissioners of Police.

A statement issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, said that one Assistant Commissioner of Police was also promoted to the next rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police.

He said 12 Chief Superintendents of Police were promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioners of Police, and 3,201 Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents of Police.

Ani added that the promotions were the highpoint of the commission’s plenary meeting held in Abuja.

He said that one ASP Emmanuel Aigbedion was upgraded to the rank of Superintendent of Police, following an appeal based on court judgment.

“The newly promoted Commissioners of Police were before their promotion, subjected to an interactive session with the leadership of the Commission.

The new CPs are; Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, Joseph Agaji, Gbemisola O. Akinpelu, Hakeem Busari and Adat Ududo.

Others are; John Amadi, Undie Adie; Olugbenga Adeyanju, Patrick Ladul Garba; Aromeh Attabor and Augustine Ezechukwu.

He said that Friday Ibadin was the only Assistant Commissioner of Police promoted to the next rank of Deputy Commissioner.

Ani said that the Permanent Secretary to the Commission, Mr Musa Istifanus had conveyed the decisions of the Commission to the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris for implementation.

“The Chairman of the Commission, Dr Mike Mbama Okiro wishes the newly promoted officers success in their new positions. (NAN)

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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