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IGP promotes 28,627 police rank and files

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has approved the release of the promotion of Rank and File who are due for promotion to their next rank.


The Nigerian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Moshood Jimoh, in a statement on Tuesday, said the promotion is part of on-going measures in the Force geared towards boosting the morale of Police personnel towards effective and efficient service delivery.

According to Jimoh, the promotion is based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty.


He listed the breakdown of the promotion to include: Sergeants to the rank of Inspectors 7,628; Corporals to the rank of Sergeants 20, 667; and Police Constables (PC) to the rank of Corporals (CPL) 332.

“While congratulating those promoted, the IGP urges them to see the elevation as a challenge to be more dedicated to their duties and carry out their statutory responsibilities in line with the rule of law and principles of democratic policing,” he stated.


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