The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of eighteen Commissioners of Police, CPs, to the next rank of Assistant Inspector- General of Police (AIG), and 33 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the substantive rank of Commissioner of Police.
Former chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Larmode who was initially recommended for DIG post by his closest friend, the new IGP, Adamu Muhammed, was dropped by the PSC on the grounds that he is a junior commissioner of police.
The new AIGs are; Maurice A.
The new CPs are; Uche J. Anozia; Nwamhi Felix Yame; Mohammed Abdulmumini Gimba; Musa Adze; Philip Sule Maku; Umaru Haruna Miringa; Usman Sule Gomna; Adamu Usman; Daniel Sokari-Pedro; Ahmed Mohammed Azare; Adamu Saleh Jajeri; Maigana Alahi Sani; Audu Adamu Madaki and Dajuma Mohammed Lawal.
Others are; Ibrahim Sani Ka’oje; John Ogbonnaya Amadi; Ede Ayuba Ekpeji; Mohammed Bagega; Bello Makwashi; Buba Sanusi; Suleiman Balarabe; Rabiu Ladodo; Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed; Yunusa Edwin Ogwuche; Cyril I. Okoro; Awosola Awotunde; Ayodele Andrew Olatunji; Garuba Danjuma; Bello Sani Dalijan; Imaikop Asuquo Okpongkpong and Sahabo Abubakar Yahaya.
Others are; Jerome E. Bentem; Idris Nagoyo; Ibrahim A. Gora and Edna Obiageri Ugbebor.
“The Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Smith, said the nation is looking up to these newly promoted senior Police Officers to bring their wealth of experience to bear on the myriad of security problems facing our country especially now that “we are counting down to the 2019 General Elections”. He said they should reciprocate government’s good intentions by rededicating themselves to the service of their fatherland’ Ani said