– Congratulates AIGs Aishatu, Olofu On National Honours
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has promoted over 31,000 policemen, as part of his manpower development policy targeted at promoting deserving police officers on the basis of competence, qualification, and length of service.
According to a statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI, and made available to NigeriaCheck Newspaper, of the 31,465 police officers, 24,991 were promoted from Sergeants to Inspectors, 194 from Corporals to Sergeants, and 6,280 from Constables to Corporal.
In charging the newly promoted officers, the IGP advised the affected officers to add more pep in promoting the lofty principles and values of modern policing and discharge their duties as expected of them in line with provisions of the extant laws.
He also used the opportunity to congratulate two Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, AIGP, on the conferment of national honours on them.
The very senior police officers include AIG Aishatu Abubakar, mni, who was conferred with the award of Officer of the Order of the Niger, OON, and AIG Olofu Tony Adejoh, who was conferred with the individual award of National Productivity Order of Merit Award, NPOM, by the National Productivity Centre, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment on the approval of the immediate past President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.
Mr. Alkali Baba charged the Senior Officers to bring their wealth of experience gathered over time and the well-deserved national recognition to bear in their national policing duties.