IGP approves promotion of 28,627 police officers

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has approved the promotion of 28, 627 junior officers to their next rank.

According to a statement issued by Mr. Jimoh Moshood, the force spokesman, the mass promotion was part of ongoing efforts by the police chief to boost the morale of the personnel towards effective and efficient service delivery.

Moshood said the promotion was based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty.

The promotion saw 7,628 Sergeants becoming Inspectors while 20,667 Corporals are now sergeants.

Three hundred and thirty two Constables were also promoted to the post of Corporal.

Idris congratulated the newly promoted personnel and urged them to see their elevation as an incentive to be more dedicated to duty. (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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