Thursday, 21 August 2014
Mbu, 18 others now DIGs
Eighteen other commissioners of police were promoted to the same rank by the Police Service Commission.
The newly promoted officers are – Ambrose O. Aisibor, Adebayo Ajileye, Umaru Abubakar Manko, Joel Kayode Theophilus, Wilfred Eje Obute, Felix Osita Uyanna, A. J. Abakasanga and Jubril Olawale Adeniji.
Others are – Ibrahim M. Maishanu, Godfrey E. Okeke, Chintua Amajor-Onu, Lawal Tanko, Usman Akila Gwarry, Kalafite Helen Adeyemi, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irimiya F. Yerima, Olufemi A. Adenaike and Patrick Dey Dokumor.
A statement issued on Wednesday by the Assistant Director, Public Relations of the PSC, Mr. Ferdinand Ekpe, said the promotions became necessary to fill the vacancies created by the recent retirements/promotions in the Force.
Ekpe added that the exercise was also geared towards re-invigorating and repositioning the various zonal and other commands for the current security challenges.
All the promotions take immediate effect.