The Nigeria Police has promoted 28,627 rank and files to their next rank.
According to a statement by the Force public relations officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, the promotion is in line with measures to boost the morale of the Police personnel towards an effective and efficient service delivery to the citizens
Moshood further explained that the promotion is based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty He added that the promotion is for those officers who are due for promotion in line with established traditions.
He narrated that 7,628 sergeants are elevated to the rank of Inspectors ,20,667 corporals to the rank of Sergeants, and 332 police constables to the rank of corporals.
The inspector general of police (IGP)Ibrahim Idris while congratulating the promoted personnel, urge them to see the elevation as a challenge to be more dedicated to their duties and carry out their statutory responsibilities in line with the rule of law and principles of democratic policing.