Buhari Asks Newly Promoted Police Officers to Justify Their Promotions


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 saying this as this is the only way Nigeria can get out of the current hardships facing the nation.

The president spoke while decorating two of the newly promoted officers of the Nigeria Police Force deployed to his office with their new ranks.
Buhari congratulated the officers and urged them to justify their new ranks by increasing their commitment to the service of the nation.

He 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.