The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the promotion of 28, 627 junior officers to their next rank.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted the force’s spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, as saying that the mass promotion was part of ongoing efforts by the police chief to boost the morale of the personnel towards effective and efficient service delivery.
He said the promotion was based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty.
7,628 Sergeants were promoted to the rank of Inspectors, 20,667 Corporals were promoted to the rank of Sergeant, while 300, 032 Constables were also promoted to the post of Corporal.
Mr. Idris congratulated the newly promoted personnel and urged them to see their elevation as an incentive to be more dedicated to duty.