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IGP Approves Promotion Of 10,581 Inspectors, Rank & File

IGP Approves Promotion Of 10,581 Inspectors, Rank & File

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has authorized the promotion of ten thousand, five hundred and eighty-one (10,581) deserving junior officers of the Inspectorate Cadre, and the Rank and File.

In line with this directive, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police overseeing the Department of Finance and Administration (DIG DFA) has been tasked with coordinating efforts alongside the Commissioner of Police (Welfare) to commence the promotion process promptly.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement issued and signed in Abuja said the breakdown of promotions includes 9,831 Police Constables slated to be promoted to the rank of Corporal; 81 Corporals to advance to the rank of Sergeant and 669 officers set to progress from the rank of Sergeants to Inspectors.

According to the the statement, the Inspector General of Police while emphasizing the zeal of the Force leadership to fostering a culture of meritocracy and career advancement, reiterated the pivotal role of timely promotions in enhancing the morale of officers and bolstering the overall effectiveness of the Force.
He noted that promotion serves as cornerstones in sustaining the ongoing manpower development initiatives of the Nigeria Police Force, just as he reassured that promotions in the Force will be solely on merit.

The Nigeria Police Force extended its heartfelt congratulations to all officers slated for promotion and urged them to uphold the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and service to the nation.

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