The Police Service Commission (PSC) has announced the promotion of three Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General (DIG).
The commission also approved the promotion of four commissioners of police, to the rank of AIGs.
Those promoted to DIGs are Musa Katsina Muhammed, Mohammed Sani Usman and Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, while those promoted to AIGs are Godwin C. Nwobodo, Adeyemi O. Samuel Ogunjemilusi, Augustine Iornongu Iwar and Adekunle J. Oladunjoye.
PSC head of press and public relations, Ikechukwu Ani, who made this known in a statement issued in Abuja, said the Commission’s approval has been conveyed to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for implementation.
Ani, in the statement, said; “The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of three Assistant Inspectors General of Police to the next rank of Deputy Inspectors General. The commission also approved the promotion of four commissioners of police to Assistant Inspectors General of Police.
“The promotions were one of the highlights of the first plenary meeting of the newly inaugurated management of the commission held in Abuja on the 26th of September, 2018, and between the 9th and 11th of October, 2018.
“The new DIGs are Musa Katsina Muhammed, mni, presently at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos; Mohammed Sani Usman, Commandant, Police Academy, Wudil, Kano; and Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, Office of the National Security Adviser.
“The new AIG’s are: Godwin C. Nwobodo, currently CP, Courses, at the Police Academy, Wudil, Kano; Adeyemi O. Samuel Ogunjemilusi, CP, Akwa Ibom State Command; Augustine Iornongu Iwar, CP, Bayelsa State Command, and Adekunle J. Oladunjoye, CP, Research and Planning, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
“The chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector-General of Police, who presided over the meeting, urged the newly promoted senior police officers to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland. Alhaji Smith said their new ranks impose on them more challenging responsibilities, which call for more hard work.”