The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Sir Mike Okiro has advocated for co-operation amongst the various agencies responsible for the provision of security in the country. Okiro made the appeal for inter-agency co-operation to stem the tide of security challenges plaguing the country on Thursday, 29th August, 2013 when the National Committee for the Development of National Policy on Public Safety led by Professor Femi Odekunle, a renowned scholar of Criminology visited the Commission with other members of the Committee to solicit for the Commission’s support.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Sir Mike Mbama Okiro has called for the use of Cleaner Energy in the domestic affairs of Nigerians. Okiro made the call when the officials of EnviroFit and Tower Group paid him a courtesy call to solicit for his support towards the introduction of cleaner, healthier, convenient and cost saving energy that would not impair the health of Nigerians.
RE: RATIONALIZED POLICE MEN
In 2007, some policemen were rationalized during the force re-organization that took place in the Nigeria Police Force, some policemen appealed for reinstatement. There was a joint panel of Police Service Commission and Nigeria Police Force in 2009 that reviewed the appeals of aggrieved policemen. At the end of the review exercise, some were recalled while others were found wanting i.e Medically Unfit, Doubtful Certificate, Over Aged, Forged/ Mutilated Certificates, etc.
The Honourable Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Sir Mike Okiro, IGP (Rtd), has stated that his targets are to ensure effectiveness in the Police and to make sure that the Police succeed in the task of securing lives and property, and to serve Nigeria. He affirmed this during an inaugural meeting of the PSC Board with the staff held on Wednesday 10th of July, 2013. Okiro also said that these targets can only be achieved with an efficient and effective Police Service Commission.
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR today directed the chairman of the Police Service Commission Mike Okiro to purge the Nigeria Police Force of top officers who do not merit their ranks.
Jonathan gave the directive at the State House in Abuja after swearing in Sir, Mike Mbama Okiro IGP (Rtd) CFR, NPM, mni, as the new Chairman of the Police Service Commission and five other members including Hon. (Dr.) Olufunmilola Adekeye, JSC (Rtd), CON, Yakubu Mohammed DIG (Rtd), NPM, mni, Hajiya Aisha L. Tukur, Comfort Obi OON, FNGE, and Chief (Dr.) Tonye Anyim.
The Police Service Commission has approved the release of names of successful candidates for appointment into the Nigeria Police Force as ICT Professionals; Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Police (C/ ASPs) and Cadet Inspectors (C/ INSPs) as attached.
2. The date and venue of training of the successful Cadets will be released at a later date.
The Commission in its 35th plenary meeting held on Wednesday April 3, 2013 promoted 110 officers including an AIG, 13 Commissioners and 22 Deputy Commissioners. All the promotions are with effect from April 3, 2013, except for the Assistant Inspector-General which is with effect from July 31, 2013. Also two of the Commissioners are in Acting Capacity.
The Police Service Commission held its 33rd plenary meeting on 30th January and took far reaching decisions in its resolve to reposition the Nigeria Police Force for better service delivery to the Nigerian Nation.
The Meeting which was presided over by the Commission’s Chairman, Mr. Parry B.O. Osayande considered and approved the elevation of some deserving and hard-working Police officers to various ranks.
The Police Service Commission in continuation of its resolve to ensure that police officers on election duties adhere strictly to the rules and regulations governing the conduct of free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria will be deploying its staff to monitor the conduct of police officers during the forthcoming Ondo State gubernatorial election scheduled for 20th October, 2012.
Members of the public are advised to call the following phone numbers to channel their complaints on any act of misconduct or act of gallantry by police officers during the election:
The Police Service Commission held its 31st plenary meeting on the 3rd of October, 2012 where it deliberated on the effective administration of the Nigeria Police Force. At the end of the meeting, far reaching decisions were taken on how to reposition the force.
2. In continuation of its resolve to reward all hardworking and deserving police officers with promotion to the next rank, the Commission at the end of its deliberations promoted thirteen (13) Chief Superintendents of Police to Assistant Commissioners of Police. They are:
1. Ojeka Odama Paul
2. Edung Patrick Ogon