The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of two hundred and thirty three (233) senior Police Officers. The promotion of the Officers was one of the decisions of the 9th plenary Meeting of the Commission held in Abuja.
Chairman of the Police Service Commission and former Inspector General of Police, Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro has called for a Civil Security Force for the country, an option he says strives to demilitarize internal security management and encourage the people/citizens to be more involved in the security of themselves and their local areas.
Dr. Okiro made the call today, (Thursday, November 20th, 2014) at the 19th anniversary of Late Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin and Yitzhak Rabin Leadership Award of Excellence ceremony held in Abuja.
The new Permanent Secretary and Secretary of the Police Service Commission, Mallam Aminu Aliyu Bisalla resumed duties today (Friday, November 14th 2014) after a formal handover from his predecessor in office, Dr. George A. Ossi in a ceremony held at the Commission’s head office in Abuja.
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Ossi charged his successor to ensure the sustenance of the existing harmonious working relations between the Commission and the Nigeria Police Force. He also advised him to give priority to capacity building so as to maintain a productive and efficient work force.
The resumption date for the new intakes of the 2nd Regular Course of degree programme of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano, earlier scheduled for 15th November 2014 has been shifted to 29th November 2014.
The change in the date of resumption is to enable the school management finalize all the necessary accommodation arrangements. Prospective students are requested to report for registration and commencement of studies accordingly.
The Police Service Commission has approved the posting of CP. Henry Adebayo Fadairo to Cross River State as the new Commissioner of Police for the State Command.
CP. Fadairo until his new posting was the Commissioner of Police in-charge of Administration at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The posting is in line with the Constitutional Mandate of the Commission to appoint Officers as Commissioners of Police for State Commands.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Sir Mike Okiro, has called for sober reflection and gratitude to Allah for seeing the nation through a challenging period in our existence as a nation. Okiro made the call while felicitating with Muslims faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir.
On the occasion of the 54th independence anniversary of Nigeria, Sir Mike Okiro, Chairman of Police Service Commission heartily rejoices with the President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR) and Nigerians on the attainment of this regal milestone.
He said, the preceding year has tasked our resolve to remain an indivisible entity to the limit, but our collective uncommon determination to weather the storm has seen us emerge more resolute to keep the ship of the State on course.
At the end of its 8th plenary meeting held on the 17th of September, 2014, the Police Service Commission approved the promotion of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Adeyemi Samuel Ogunjemilusi to the substantive rank of Commissioner of Police (CP) with effect from the 25th of August, 2014.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Sir Mike Okiro has called for capacity building for the police and staff of the Commission to enable them carry out their duties effectively. Okiro made the call at a meeting with the Country Director/Assessment Mission of GIZ Nigeria on 17th September, 2014 at the Commission’s office in Abuja.
The Honourable Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Sir (Dr) Mike M. Okiro has commiserated with the management and staff of the Sun Newspaper as well as the family and friends of late Pastor Dimgba Igwe over his death. Until his death on Saturday, 6th September, 2014, Igwe was the Vice Chairman of the Sun Publishing Limited.
Sir Okiro described his death as painful and a great loss to the journalism industry, especially now that professional reportage is needed more than ever to foster unity in the nation.