19th August, 2014
The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday approved the promotion of six Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and two Commissioners of Police to new ranks.
The promotions were announced in a statement issued by the commission’s spokesman, Mr Ferdinand Ekpe.
According to the statement, the six AIGs promoted to DIGs are Messrs Dan’Azumi Doma; Mamman Tsafe; David Omojola; Solomon Arase; Christopher Katso and Salihu Hashidu.
The statement said that the promotions took effect from Aug. 19.
The statement restated that promotions from the ranks of ACPs to AIGs would, however, only be done after the affected officers passed the prescribed interview.
It also said the time limit within which aggrieved police officers could lodge complaints against punishment meted to them had been reviewed to thirty (30) days
The statement also said aggrieved officers could appeal directly to the commission when action on its decision was not implemented by the police authorities.