31, 465 police officers promoted

Nigeria Police Force has promoted tens of thousands of its officers in a latest exercise. Of the total number of officers promoted, 24,991 attained the new ranks of inspectors; 194 others as sergeants, and 6,280 elevated to corporals.

The police, in a statement by Muyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, said that the inspector-general of police Usman Baba Alkali, approved the promotion of the officers and urged the benefitting officers to advance “the lofty principles and values of modern policing and discharge their duties as expected of them in line with the provisions of the extant laws.”

Adejobi said Alkali congratulated two AIGs who were conferred with national honours. While AIG Aishatu Abubakar got the Order of Niger (OON), AIG Olofu Adejoh was conferred with National Productivity Order of Merit Award.

“The IG charges the senior officers to bring their experience gathered over time and the well-deserved national recognition to bear in their national policing duties,” Adejobi stated.

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