The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Jigawa, Mr. Mohammed Mustapha said 1,201 officers and men of the command had been promoted to various ranks.
Mustapha disclosed this on Thursday while decorating the newly promoted officers in Dutse.
According to him, 11 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) were promoted to Superintendents of Police (SP) and 27 Inspectors were now Assistant Superintendents of Police. Others were 782 Corporals promoted to Sergeants and 381 Police Constables elevated to Corporals, while the promotion result of Sergeants to Inspectors was being awaited.
The commissioner also said that the promotion was a reward for hard work and dedication of the officers. He urged them to step up in their responsibilities to justify their new ranks.