The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar, has commended the newly promoted Force spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Frank Mba, for turning around for good, the image of the Nigeria Police, as he decorated newly promoted senior police officers.
Speaking during the decoration ceremony at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, the IG particularly commended Mr. Mba for his commitment and dedication to Service.
IGP Abubakar said, “particularly the Force Public Relations Officer, who came in almost three years ago and demonstrated that he could bring professionalism, even though not a journalist but a lawyer and a policeman, has changed the face of police image today.
“It is so glaring…I believe his promotion came because of his commitment and dedication and act of loyalty to the Service, country and changing the face of the police image in this country and the world over”, he added.
The police boss also commended the acts of courage and dedication of all the promoted officers exhibited in the discharge of their responsibilities.
“We believe that promotion is an incentive of encouraging officers to do more in terms of service to their father land, those promoted today have worked very hard in their respective fields and in their respective positions”, he said.
IGP Abubakar cautioned those promoted to live up to their responsibilities and new challenges,
“Your mannerism must change, if you are a Commissioner of Police and now you become an Assistant Inspector General of Police, you have to do more and we expect leadership in all your actions.”
Ha also warned that the Police High Command will not hesitate to punish those who cannot project the good image of the Service and the country at large.
Those decorated are; AIG Grace Chita Okudo, CP Elias Okafor Wayemeru, CP Henry Adebayo Fadairo, ACP Yusuf Chiromawa Usman, CP Stella Udusen, CP Paul Okafor, CP Felicia Noelle, CP Ovie Oyokomino and ACP Frank Mba.
Thd police spokesman was until his promotion, was a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP.