Officers and men of the Nigeria Police are currently enjoying the best of times after their wages was increased by the President, some officers also got promoted recently.

THE Police Service Commission ( PSC) yesterday in Abuja said it had approved the promotion of 239 senior police officers. A statement by the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr. Ikechukwu Ani, said the officers included two Police Commissioners promoted to Assistant Inspectors General and 10 Assistant Police Commissioners elevated to Deputy Commissioners of Police.

Ani said that 12 Superintendent of Police were also promoted to Chief Superintendent of Police and 76 Deputy Superintendent of Police to Superintendent of Police. Others, he said, were 139 Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) promoted to the rank of Deputy of Superintendent of Police. The spokesman said the commission also ratified the promotion of 7,981 to the next rank of ASP. He said the officers  were  products of the last Departmental Selection Board.

Ani said the promotions were part of the decisions taken at the second plenary of the commission held at the Police Academy in Wudil, Kano State. He said the approval and ratification have been conveyed to the Inspector-General for implementation.

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