39 officers promoted in Anambra as CP issues fresh warning


Lawrence Nwimo, Awka

Thirty-nine police officers in Anambra state have been elevated to new ranks by the Nigerian Police Force, Ikengaonline reports.

The officers were elevated from the positions of Deputy Superintendents to Superintendents of Police, respectively.

Speaking during their decoration ceremony at the Awka Police Headquarters, Wednesday, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, represented by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, said the officers were considered after the Police service commission found them worthy of elevation.

He commended the officers for attaining the new heights and warned the officers that the Police authority will not tolerate situations where they are found wanting in their new roles.

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Speaking further, the CP extolled the IGP who he said kept to his word of promoting officers who are hardworking and due for promotion as a way of encouraging them to deliver on their duties.
He noted that the officers will receive postings to different designations as may be considered by the force in due time.

Earlier, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwh Ikenga remarked that the command had been beneficiaries of promotions, noting that it was as a result of the gallantly efforts of the officers of the command in the state.

CP Echeng Echeng (right) and DCP Adoye Aderemi decorating one of the promoted officers, Wednesday.

Responding on behalf of the promoted officers, SP Ogwu Emmanuel commended the Police authority for the elevation in rank and assured to use their new positions to serve the force, and the citizens better.

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