Latest Politics Top Stories

Meet the 6 DIGs newly appointed by Police Service Commission

IG orders nationwide clampdown on IMN leaders, members

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has confirmed the appointment and promotion of officers within the police force.

According to a statement on Monday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani in Abuja, six Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIG) were appointed.

The commission also approved the promotion of 230 Superintendents of Police to Chief Superintendents, 11 Deputy Superintendents of Police to Superintendents and 211 Assistant Superintendents to Deputy Superintendents.

The statement reads: “The new DIGs are; Abdul Dahiru Danwawu; Lawal Shehu; Adeyemi Samuel Ogunjemilusi; Peter Babatunde Ogunyanwo, all former AIGs and Alex Okpara and Celestine Okoye, former CPs. DIG Ogunjemilusi and DIG Okpara are to proceed on pre-retirement leave.

“The Commission also approved the promotion of 14 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police.

“They are: Yunana Babas; Dan-Malam Mohammed; Mua’zu Zubairu Halilu; Rabiu Yusuf; Sanusi Nma Lemu; Ahmed Iliyasu; Mohammed Uba Kura; Zaki M. Ahmed; and Gwandu Haliru Abubakar.

READ ALSO: N5tr debt: AMCON solicits judicial backing for bids to access debtors’ accounts

“Others are: Zama Bala Senchi, presently CP, Jigawa State Command; Bello A. Sadiq; Austin Iwero Agbonlahor; Lawan Ado, former CP, Kwara State Command and currently Commandant Police College, Kaduna and Bashir Makama.

The appointments and promotions were the highpoints of the Commission’s 6th Plenary Meeting held in Abuja on Friday, October 18th and chaired by Musiliu Smith, Chairman of the Commission.

Chairman of the Commission, Smith, said the Commission would continue to closely monitor the performance of these Officers and enjoined them to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland.

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.
www.ripplesnigeria.com

Latest posts by Ripples Nigeria (see all)

Join the conversation

Opinions

About the author

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.
www.ripplesnigeria.com

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!