By Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja.
The Police High Command has approved the release of the promotion of 28, 627 rank and file officers nationwide who are due for promotion to their next rank.
The promotion according to the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, is part of on-going measures in the Force geared towards boosting the morale of Police personnel towards effective and efficient service delivery.
He said “The promotion is based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty”.
The breakdown of the promotion is as follows: Sergeants to the rank of Inspectors 7,628; Corporals to the rank of Sergeants 20, 667; Police Constables (PC) to the rank of Corporals (CPL) 332.
While congratulating those promoted, IGP Ibrahim Idris urged the junior officers to see the elevation as a challenge to be more dedicated to their duties and carry out their statutory responsibilities in line with the rule of law and principles of democratic policing.