Mbu, 18 others now DIGs
The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of the controversial Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Mbu Joseph Mbu to the rank of Deputy Inspector – General of Police (DIG).
18 other commissioners of police were promoted.
The newly promoted officers are – Ambrose O. Aisibor, Adebayo Ajileye, Umaru Abubakar Manko, Joel Kayode Theophilus, Wilfred Eje Obute, Felix Osita Uyanna, A. J. Abakasanga and Jubril Olawale Adeniji.
Others are – Ibrahim M. Maishanu, Godfrey E. Okeke, Chintua Amajor-Onu, Lawal Tanko, Usman Akila Gwarry, Kalafite Helen Adeyemi, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irimiya F. Yerima, Olufemi A. Adenaike and Patrick Dey Dokumor.
A statement issued on Wednesday by the Assistant Director, Public Relations of the PSC, Mr. Ferdinand Ekpe, said the promotions became necessary to fill the vacancies created by the recent retirements/promotions in the Force.
Ekpe added that the exercise was also geared towards re-invigorating and repositioning the various zonal and other commands for the current security challenges.
All the promotions take immediate effect.
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