Police Service Commission has promoted 21 officers who lost their lives during the #EndSARS violent protests across the country and 121 officers injured in the crises.
The commission also promoted four Assistant Inspectors General of Police and one Commissioner to the substantive rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police.
Some of the officers promoted are AIG Usman Alkali Baba, AIG. Dan Mallam Mohammed, AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo and CP. Joseph Egbunike.
The new DIGs are AIG Usman Alkali Baba, currently acting DIG Administration, AIG. Dan Mallam Mohammed, AIG in charge of Zone 13 Ukpo, Anambra State; AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo, AIG in charge of Zone 17, Akure and CP. Joseph Egbunike, CP, Budget.
The commission also promoted 13 Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG.
This was contained in a statement by Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, on Friday.
The 13 newly promoted AIG’s; are CP Agunbiade Lasore, CP Kebbi State; CP Uche Anozie, retired, CP. Kenneth Ebrimson, also retired, CP. Undie J. Adie, CP. Osun State and CP. Olugbenga Adeyanju, CP. Adamawa State.
Also promoted are, CP. Johnson B. Kokumo presently CP Edo State; CP. Ajani O. Babatunde, Commandant Police College, Ikeja, CP. Olukolu Tairu Shina, retired.
CP. Awunah N. Donald, former Force Public Relations Officer and currently Commandant Police Staff College Jos; CP. Hafiz Inuwa, CP. Delta State; CP Garba Baba Umar, CP Interpol; CP Omololu Bishi, CP. Armament; and CP Isaac O. Akinmoyede, presently CP Imo State were also promoted.
Twenty-three Deputy Commissioners of Police promoted to the next rank of Commissioners of Police; are; DCP Godwin Akor Job, retired erstwhile DCP, Administration Abia State Command; Abimbola Adebola Shokoya, DCP OPS, Kwara; DCP Christopher Owolabi, DCP Administration, Bauchi; Olubunmi Osoka, DCP, OPS, Benue; Attahiru Isa, retired; DCP Yekini Adio Ayoku, DCP Administration, Zone 6, Calabar and Olufu Tony Adejoh; DCP Ops, Ebonyi.
DCP Ari Mohammed Ali, DCP Ops, Lagos, Mamman Sanda Umar; Aliyu Adamu and Haladu Musa Ros-Amson were also promoted to the rank of Commissioners of Police.
Some of the 29 ACPs promoted to DCPs are, Emmanuel Ola Toluse; Simeon Udofia Akpanudom; Osagie John Agans-Irabo, Area Commander Aguata; Anambra State; Adedamola Ayilara, Commander PMF 2, Lagos; Michael Okoh; Area Commander Ajaokuta; Hycenth Azuka Edozie; ACP Ops FIIB FHQ, Abuja and Betty Enekpen Otimenyin, former Area Commander, Eleme, Rivers State and currently, Area Commander, Mbaitoli, Imo State.
CSP Olusegun Akanbi; CSP Stanley Egbo; CSP Doughye Blessing; CSP Timoty Olaolu; CSP Emmanuel Anene Ogbuanya, DPO, B Division, Awka; CSP Linus Ogbodo; and CSP Samuel Awopetu, 2i/c MOPOL 16, Abeokuta, Ogun State were some of the 91 CSPs promoted to Assistant Commissioners of Police.
The PSC also promoted 599 Superintendents of Police to the next rank of Chief Superintendents of Police, CSP. They are Etim Okon Inyang, FCT Command, SP. Glory Udoka, O/C Gender Unit, State CID, Enugu; SP Celestina Tochukwu Amadi Kalu, former PPRO, Delta State and currently DPO Ogudu, Lagos State.
The Chairman of the Commission, Musiliu Smith presided over the Plenary Meeting and enjoined the beneficiaries to re-dedicate themselves to the service of their fatherland.
He promised that the Commission will continue to ensure that promotion of deserving Police Officers will be prompt and merit driven.
He also prayed for the souls of the gallant Police heroes who lost their lives while asking God to condole all families concerned.