The Police Service Commission on Tuesday released the promotion of 414 senior Police Officers to their next ranks.
The breakdown shows that three Commissioners of Police (CPs) were promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police AIG), four Deputy Commissioners (DCPs) to Commissioners of Police (CPs) and 12 Assistant Commissioners (ACPs) to DCPs.
The Commission also approved the promotion of 61 Chief Superintendents of Police (CSPs) to Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP); 30 Superintendents (SP) of Police to Chief Superintendents of Police (CSP); 48 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) to Superintendents of Police (SP) and 65 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) to Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP).
In addition, 191 Inspectors were promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP).
Those promoted AIGs are: CP Danjuma Ibrahim, CP. Istifanus Shettima and CP Jimoh Omeiza Ozi-Obeh.
The DCPs promoted to CPs are: Bello Yahaya, Fave Semali, Mukaddas Garba and former DC Admin Lagos State Police Command, Danladi D. Galadanchi.
Some of the ACPs promoted to DCPs are: Michael Aliyu, Danladi Lalas a pilot of the Airwing, Hilary Chukwunonyerem Igwe, Williams Adebowale, Sadiq Idris Abubakar and Rabi Umar. Others are Stephen Hasso, Shehu Usman Shuaibu, Shehu Sani Gwarzo, Josephine Nneka, Abubakar Alhaji Baba, Sadiq Idris Abubakar, Abdulazeez Ismaila Obansa and Patrick Boroh.
Some of the CSPs promoted to Assistant Commissioners are, James Ikani, Joe Dan Arumse, Simon Lough, Ibrahim Maikaba, Olubode Ojajuni, Stella Naimi Gede, Jibrin Odoje Idrisu and Aliyu Abubakar.
Others are James Ikani Mawedo, Ndoma Hilary, Jephita Suonengimote, Olusegun Ajamolaya and Akinade Olusegun Adejobi.
The promoted SPs to CSPs include, Godwin Patrick, Oluremi Augustine Adesoye, Sulaiman Toyin, Godwin Okezie, Dolapo Badmos, former PPRO, Lagos State Command and Collins U. Eruogu former Commanding Officer, MOPOL 33, Ado Ekiti now attached to IGP Special Tactical Squad, Force Headquarters Abuja. DSP Uchenna Noah Onyinaya, Ogundile Akinlabi, Omar John Sini, Lami Suno Patrick and Magaji Musa were also promoted to Superintendents of Police.
Spokesperson of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani in a statement in Abuja, said the promotions were one of the highpoints of the 26th plenary meeting of the Commission held in Abuja from Tuesday, February 27th to Thursday, 1st of March, 2018 and presided over by the Chairman of the Commission, Sir, Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police.
The promotions have been conveyed to the Inspector General of Police for implementation in a letter signed by Mr. Musa Istifanus, Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Commission.