The Police Service Commission during its 24th Plenary meeting held on the 21st of June, 2011, and in Exercise of the Powers Vested in it by Section 153 (i) and (m) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and by the Police Service Commission (Establishment) Act 2001, deliberated on a number of issues in its determination at Repositioning, Refocusing and Reforming the Nigeria Police Force to a Security Outfit that would meet the dictates of a 21st Century Dynamic Society Police Organization.
2. At the Plenary meeting, the Commission considered and approved the Inspector-General of Police recommendations for the Promotion of Two Commissioners of Police to the Rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police. They are:
(i) John O. Morenike; and
(ii) Stephen D. Hart (Dr.).
Both Promotions are with Effect from the 3rd August, 2011.
3. Also, the Commission considered and approved the Inspector-General’s recommendations that Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lateef Abiodun Junaid be promoted to the Rank of Commissioner of Police. His Promotion equally is with Effect from the 3rd of August, 2011.
4. Similarly, in continuation of its determination to constantly Elevate all deserving Hard-working Officers and other Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, the Commission at the 24th Plenary meeting equally considered and ratified the Inspector-General’s recommendations that (8,600) Eight Thousand and Six Hundred Inspectors be promoted to the Rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police II, with Effect from the 21st of June, 2011.
5. Furthermore, the Commission approved the Promotion of (26) Twenty-Six Deputy Superintendents of Police to Superintendents of Police, while (159) One Hundred and Fifty-Nine Assistant Superintendents of Police were also promoted at the end of the 24th Plenary deliberations to Deputy Superintendents of Police. The Two Promotions are with Effect from the 15th of March, 2011.
6. Equally, Inspector Samuel J. Dabai, was Elevated to the Rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police on the Inspector-General of Police recommendations.
7. The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr. Parry B.O. Osayande, DIG (Rtd.) CFR, OFR, Npm, mni, while congratulating the Elevated Officers, urged them to rise up to the Challenges of their New Ranks, by redoubling their efforts towards the Protection of Lives and Property of Nigerians. He again, admonished all Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force to work hard towards the Maintenance of Security in the Nation and noted that Merit, Hard-Work, Passing of Prescribed Examinations and Good APER Scores are the Basic Criteria for Promotion in the Nigeria Police Force.