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 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
The Police Service Commission at its 29th plenary meeting held on the 7th of September, 2012 deliberated on various issues bordering on the smooth and effective administration of the Nigeria Police Force. The Commission took far-reaching decisions in its resolve at transforming, refocusing and repositioning the Force for better service delivery to the Nigerian Nation.
The Police Service Commission at the conclusion of its 28th Plenary Meeting held on 1st of August 2012 and in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the Police Service Commission Establishment Act, 2001 approved the promotion of Mr. Johnson A. Ogunshakin to the substantive rank of Commissioner of Police (CP) with effect from the 1st of August 2012.
The Police Service Commission at its 28th Plenary meeting held on the 1st of August, 2012 took far-reaching decisions in its resolve to reposition the Personnel Management affairs of the Nigeria Police Force in order to give the Nigerian Nation the security organization it truly deserves.
The Police Service Commission invites applicants for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force as Professionals in the following fields of Information and Communications Technology:
1. Systems Programmer/Database Developer
2. Geographic Information Systems
3. Applications Development
4. Networking (Wireless/Wired WAN & LAN)
CADET ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE (ASP)
Applicants must possess a B.Sc/HND (or its equivalent) with a minimum of Second Class Lower/Upper Credit, in addition to the under-listed requirements.