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Police promote 72 officers

THE Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 72 senior police officers.

Its Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement yesterday, said the promotion was part of the PSC’s decisions at its 12th Plenary Meeting in Abuja.

The commission noted that the promotions take immediate effect.

The statement reads: “The commission approved the promotion of 14 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Commissioners of Police after they appeared before the commission’s plenary and were interviewed.

“Twenty ACPs were promoted to the rank of DCP while two CSPs were promoted to the rank of ACP. Three CSPs were appointed acting ACP, and one SP promoted to CSP.

“The commission also approved the promotion of 30 DSPs to SP, one ASP to the next rank of DSP. One Inspector was appointed acting ASP”.

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has pledged continued unalloyed loyalty of the police to the government and people of Nigeria.

He spoke in a statement as the nation mark 16 years of unbroken democratic rule today.

He, therefore, urged police personnel to subject themselves to civil authority and accord maximum respect to the fundamental rights of the citizenry.

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Posted By BOBRICKY On 07:03 Fri, 29 May 2015

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