Commission Approves Promotion of 1,670 Senior Police Officers, Appoints 147 in Acting Capacity


By Dele Ogbodo

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 1,670 senior police officers to their next ranks.

A statement made available to THISDAY on Saturday in Abuja said the commission also approved the appointment of 147 others to different ranks.

The statement added that the approval was conveyed to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, at the weekend.

The breakdown showed: “A Commissioner of Police was elevated to the rank of AIG, 10 Assistant Commissioner’s to Deputy Commissioners, five CSPs to ACP and six SP to CSPS.
Others are four DSP to SP, and 1,540 Inspectors to ASPs.

“The acting appointments are three DCPs, five ACPs, four CSPs, three SPs, five DSPs and 127 ASPs.

The approvals and acting appointments take immediate effect.”

Details later