PSC appoints Galadanci DIG, promotes 1897 senior police officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, appointed Dasuki Galadanci AIG incharge of Zone 12 Bauchi as a Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, to represent the North West zone of the country.

He will replace DIG Ibrahim Ka’oje who is expected to retire February 2, this year.

The commission also promoted 1897 senior police officers to their next substantive ranks.

PSC Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani in a statement, said: “The commission elevated 14 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police.

“However, one of the Commissioners for promotion to AIG was stepped down to enable the Commission review the Pending Disciplinary Matters against the Officer which was sent to the Commission by the Nigeria Police Force.

“The new AIGs are; Yetunde Longe, CP Eastern Ports, Port-harcourt; Haruna Garba, CP Federal Capital Territory; Tajudeen Abass, CP Delta State; Rex Dundun, CP General Investigation, FCID Annex Kaduna and Durosinmi Olatoye, CP Akwa Ibom State.

“Others are Afolabi Babatola Adeniyi, CP Adamawa State; Abiodun Asabi, CP Ondo State; CP Julius Alawari Okoro; CP Plateau state and George Chijioke Chuku, CP Benue State.

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“Also is Paul Omata, CP K9 Force Headquarters; Yusuf Akeem, CP Research and Development, Force Headquarters; Bzigu Kwazhi Dali, CP Osun State; Idris Nagoyo, Police Mounted troop Squadron and CP Ogundare Emmanuel, CP Ekiti state.

“The Commission also promoted 21 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the substantive rank of Commissioners; 20 Assistant Commissioners to Deputy Commissioners, 109 Chief Superintendents to Assistant Commissioners and 184 Superintendents to Chief Superintendents.

“It also considered and approved the promotion of 1549 Assistant Superintendents to Deputy Superintendents.

“The Commission Chairman, Dr. Solomon Arase, who presided over the Management Meeting of the Commission has accordingly given anticipatory approval for the appointment of one DIG and promotion of 1897 senior Police Officers recommended to the Commission by the Inspector General of Police.

“The 14 Commissioners of Police and 21 Deputy Commissioners appeared before the Management of the Commission for an interactive promotion interview, a condition precedent for their elevation to the next ranks,” the statement added.

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