The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has announced the elevation of two Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to the rank of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIG) and three Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIG).
The new DIGs are – Mr. Michael E. Zuokumor, who until his promotion was the AIG in charge of Zone 4, Makurdi; and Mr. Jonathan Johnson, who was formerly in charge of Zone 6, Calabar.
They were promoted to occupy the vacancies created by the retirements last week of DIGs Philemon Leha and Peter Gana.
The promoted AIGs are – Fana Abdullahi Salisu, Musa Abdulsalam Daura and Kakwe Christopher Katso.
The IGP enjoined the newly promoted senior officers to prove to the nation that they deserve their new ranks, as he called on them to see their present elevation as an invitation to greater responsibilities.
Abubakar tasked them on the need to intensify the fight against terrorism and other violent crimes in the land.
The IGP expressed confidence that the newly promoted officers would bring to bear their professional competence, discipline and experience in their new assignment.