IGP Egbetokun orders massive promotion of junior police officers

IGP Kayode Egbetokun

Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Egbetokun, on Friday authorised massive promotion of junior rank officers to their next rank.

According to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the under the initiative, nine thousand, eight hundred and thirty-one (9,831) Police Constables will be elevated to the rank of Corporal while eighty-one (81) Corporals will be promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Also, six hundred and sixty-nine (669) officers are to be elevated from the rank of Sergeants to Inspectors.

According to the statement, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police overseeing the Department of Finance and Administration (DIG DFA) has been tasked with working with the Commissioner of Police (Welfare) to ensure that the promotion process was carried out smoothly.

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The IGP emphasized the zeal of the Force leadership to fostering a culture of meritocracy and career advancement, reiterates the pivotal role of timely promotions in enhancing the morale of officers and bolstering the overall effectiveness of the Force.

Egbetokun said the development serves as cornerstones in sustaining the ongoing manpower development initiatives of the Nigeria Police Force.

He, however, reassured that promotions in the Force will be solely on merit.

“The Nigeria Police Force extends its heartfelt congratulations to all officers slated for promotion and urges them to uphold the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and service to the nation,” the statement indicated,

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