Buhari Asks Newly Promoted Police Officers to Justify Their Promotion

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By Tobi Soniyi in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged public officers entrusted with certain responsibilities to live up to their duties and justify the confidence reposed in them.

He said this was the only way Nigeria could get out of the current hardships facing the nation.

The president spoke while decorating two of  newly promoted officers of the Nigeria Police Force deployed to his office with their new ranks.

He congratulated the officers and urged them to justify their new ranks by increasing their commitment to the service of the nation.

 Buhari also commended them for their hard work and achievements which brought about their promotion.

He said Nigeria needed their dedication and unwavering commitment for it to achieve greatness and assume its rightful position,   cautioning them not to abuse their positions.

Abdulkarim Dauda and Kayode Sikiru Akande, both promoted from the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police to Deputy Commissioner of Police, serve as the Chief Personal Security Officer to the President and the Officer in Charge of Presidential Movement respectively.