The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, today, Monday 20th of July has announced the promotion of about 41,863 police officers and men across various ranks, since January 2019 when he assumed office.
Adamu, made this revelation at the decoration ceremony of the newly promoted senior police officer at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. He stated that the promotions were guided by principles of seniority and merit, which was reflective of their record of discipline and invaluable experience.
According to him, no organization can advance beyond the competence and dedication of its strategic leaders, and neither can any organizational goals and plans be attained without a crop of highly committed personnel to drive the implementation process. He also said that;
“It is in cognizance of this that I have since my appointment as Inspector General of Police, been collaborating effectively with the Police Service Commission in ensuring that appropriate processes are placed to identify and promptly elevate deserving officers with unblemished service records for promotion,”
He however urged the promoted officers to support the Nigeria Police in the achieving its mandate, be civil to the citizens and be guided by the need to respect extant laws.