The Police Service Commission, PSC, acting on the recommendations of the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim has approved the promotion of 6,455 senior police officers.
Among the affected officers are Hilda Ibifuro–Harrison,a police commissioner, promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, while two Deputy Commissioners of Police, Ajani Babatunde and Olukola Taira Shina, were promoted to the rank of Commissioners of Police.
Others are 47 Superintendents of Police elevated to Chief Superintendents of Police and 498 Deputy Superintendents of Police promoted to the next rank of Superintendents of Police.
This was contained in a statement made available in Abuja Tuesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani.
About 5,907 Inspectors were also promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendents of Police, ASP11.
The spokesman added that the duo of Mohimi Edgal and Aji Janga, Deputy Commissioners of Police were appointed acting Commissioners of Police.
He said that promotions and other decisions of the commission would be conveyed to the Inspector-General of Police for implementation.
Mr. Ani also said the commission had returned recommendations pertaining to special promotions to the Inspector-General of police.