PSC promotes 156 Senior Officers.
The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 156 senior Police Officers to the next rank including one Assistant Inspector General of Police, ten Commissioners of Police and 19 Deputy Commissioners of Police.
The new AIG is Musa Katsina Mohammed, the Commissioner of Police, (CP), Kano State and the new Commissioners of Police are (CP), Ero Oga; Yunana Y. Babas; Dan-Malam Mohammed; Mu’azu Zubairu Halilu; Rabiu Yusuf; Sanusi Nma Lemu; Ahmed Iliyasu; Isyaku Muktar Garko; Mohammed Uba Kura and Alhassan Mamuda.
A statement signed by Ikechukwu Ani, head of information PSC said “The nineteen Deputy Commissioners of Police, (DCP) are Akingbola O. Olatunji; Isaac Olukayode Turner; Sadiku Michael Gbenga and Abraham Egong Ayim.
“Twenty (20) Chief Superintendents of Police, (CSP), were also promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) with one Superintendent of Police, (SP) moved to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police, (CSP).
“One Hundred (100) Assistant Superintendents of Police, (ASP) were also promoted to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police, (DSP), including Atiku Ibrahim of the Enugu State Command. The Commission also elevated four Inspectors to the next rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
“The Commission has also approved the upgrading of 11 Rank and File Police Officers who have been trained as Pilots to the rank of Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) in line with their Pilot license and certificate.
“The Promotions which has been conveyed to the Inspector General of Police for implementation takes effect from the 18th of March 2016 except that of the AIG Musa Katsina Mohammed whose promotion takes effect from the 23rd of March 2016.”
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