Tuesday, March 22, 2016 7:13 pm
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission and issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.
It said that the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Musa Mohammed was promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspector -General of Police (AIG).
Ten Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP) were elevated to the rank of Commissioners of Police (CP).
The statement said that 10 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP) were promoted to the rank of Commissioners of Police.
It named the new CP as: Ero Oga, Yunana Y. Babas, Dan-Malam Mohammed, Mu’azu Halilu, Rabiu Yusuf, Sanusi Lemu, Ahmed Iliyasu Isyaku Garko, Mohammed Uba Kura and Alhassan Mamuda.
It said that 19 Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP) were also promoted to the next rank of DCP.
They include Akingbola O. Olatunji, Isaac Olukayode Turner, Sadiku l Gbenga and Abraham Egong Ayim.
The statement said that 20 Chief Superintendents of Police, (CSP), were promoted to the rank of ACP, with one Superintendent of Police, (SP) moved to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP).
It said that 100 Assistant Superintendents of Police, (ASP) were promoted to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).
The statement said four Inspectors were promoted to the next rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
It said the commission also approved the upgrading of 11 Rank and File Police Officers trained as Pilots to the rank of DSP in line with their Pilot licence and certificate.
It said that the exercise had been conveyed to the Inspector-General of Police for implementation from March 18 except that of the AIG Musa Mohammed whose promotion takes effect from March 23. (NAN)