The Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted three Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG) and one Commissioner to Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIG).
Naija News reports that the officers were promoted during the PSC’s 10th plenary meeting.
The newly-promoted DIGs who are expected to represent their geo-political zones in the police management team are AIG Dan Mallam Mohammed, AIG Usman Alkali Baba, AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo and CP Joseph Egbunike.
In a statement to newsmen, the Head, Press and Public Relations of the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, also revealed that the commission also named thirteen new Assistant Inspectors General of Police, among others.
The statement read: “The new DIGs are AIG Usman Alkali Baba, currently acting DIG Administration; AIG Dan Mallam Mohammed, AIG in charge of Zone 13 Ukpo, Anambra State; AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo, AIG in charge of Zone 17, Akure and CP Joseph Egbunike, CP, Budget.
“The thirteen newly promoted AIGs: are CP Augunbiade Lasore, CP Kebbi State; CP Uche Anozie, retired; CP Kenneth Ebrimson, retired; CP Undie J. Adie, CP Osun State; and CP Olugbenga Adeyanju, CP, Adamawa State.
“Others are: CP Johnson B. Kokumo, presently CP, Edo State; CP Ajani O. Babatunde, Commandant, Police College, Ikeja; CP Olukolu Tairu Shina, retired; CP Awunah N. Donald, former Force Public Relations Officer and currently Commandant, Police Staff College, Jos; CP Hafiz Inuwa, CP, Delta State; CP Garba Baba Umar, CP, Interpol; CP Omololu Bishi, CP, Armament; and CP Isaac O. Akinmoyede, presently CP, Imo State.
“Twenty-three Deputy Commissioners of Police promoted to the next rank of Commissioners of Police are: DCP Godwin Akor Job, retired erstwhile DCP, Administration, Abia State Command; Abimbola Adebola Shokoya, DCP, OPS, Kwara; DCP Christopher Owolabi, DCP Administration, Bauchi; Olubunmi Osoka, DCP, OPS, Benue; Attahiru Isa, retired; DCP Yekini Adio Ayoku, DCP Administration, Zone 6, Calabar; and Olufu Tony Adejoh, DCP Ops, Ebonyi.
“Others promoted to Commissioners of Police are DCP Ari Mohammed Ali, DCP Ops, Lagos, Mamman Sanda Umar; Aliyu Adamu and Haladu Musa Ros-Amson, among others.”
This newspaper also reports that the Police Commission promoted some of the twenty-nine ACPs to DCPs.
They are; Adedamola Ayilara, Commander, PMF 2, Lagos; Michael Okoh, Area Commander, Ajaokuta; Hycenth Azuka Edozie, ACP, Ops FIIB FHQ, Abuja; Emmanuel Ola Toluse; Simeon Udofia Akpanudom; Osagie John Agans-Irabo, Area Commander, Aguata, Anambra State; and Betty Enekpen Otimenyin, former Area Commander, Eleme, Rivers State and currently, Area Commander, Mbaitoli, Imo State.
While some of the 91 CSPs promoted to Assistant Commissioners of Police are: CSP Stanley Egbo; CSP Doughye Blessing; CSP Olusegun Akanbi; CSP Timoty Olaolu; CSP Linus Ogbodo; CSP Emmanuel Anene Ogbuanya, DPO, B Division, Awka; and CSP Samuel Awopetu, i/c MOPOL 16, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The PSC promoted 599 Superintendents of Police to the next rank of Chief Superintendents of Police.
They include; SP Celestina Tochukwu Amadi Kalu, former PPRO, Delta State, and currently DPO, Ogudu, Lagos State, SP Glory Udoka, O/C Gender Unit, Etim Okon Inyang, FCT Command, State CID, Enugu;
The commission also promoted twenty-one officers who lost their lives when hoodlums infiltrated and hijacked peaceful End SARS across Nigeria and another 121 officers injured during the same crisis.