Police get new DIG, AIGs, as PSC promotes 6,618


The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 6,618 officers.

This was confirmed in a statement on Friday by the PSC spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani.

The promotions were part of the highpoints of the 8th plenary meeting of the commission, which held over a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday.

Musiliu Smith, the commission’s Chairman and a retired Inspector-General of Police, presided over the meeting.

“Eight Superintendents of Police including Omoruyi Godwin, Clifford Okwor, and Uchendu Ngozi of Anambra State Command were promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police.

“Six hundred and seven Deputy Superintendents of Police were also elevated to the rank of Superintendent of Police,” the statement read.

Four Commissioners of Police including one specialist were promoted to the rank of AIG.

The commission also approved the promotion of three Deputy Commissioners of Police to the next rank of commissioners of police.

The commission also promoted 206 ASPs to DSPs and 5,786 Inspectors to ASP II.


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