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You have done well, Police Commission promotes Magu, EFCC Chairman,17 others
Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been promoted by the Police Service Commission (PSC) to the rank of a Commissioner from Deputy Police Commissioner.
A statement issued by Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations at the Police Service Commission, said Magu was promoted alongside 17 others.
The EFCC Chairman is yet to be confirmed as the substantive Chairman of the anti-corruption agency by the National Assembly despite repeated nominations by the Presidency.
He was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 to lead his administration’s anti-corruption efforts.
The Statement in full
The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of eighteen senior Police Officers. The promotions are one of the high points of the Commission’s 27thPlenary Meeting which ended in Abuja today, Friday, April 20th, 2018. The Meeting was presided over by the Commission’s Chairman Sir. Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of the Police.
The Commission approved the promotion of AIG Agbola Oshodi-Glover in charge of Zone 11, Osogbo, to the next rank of a Deputy Inspector General of Police.
CP Ghazzali Mohammed, Commissioner of Police, Administration, DLS, Force Headquarters and CP Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, former Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Command and currently , CP, Force Intelligence
Bureau, Force Headquarters were promoted to Assistant Inspector General of Police.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, DCP Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, DCP Ebere C. Onyeagoro, DCP Administration, Kaduna State Command and DCP Moshood O. Gbolarumi, DCP Maritime, Lagos, were promoted to the next rank of Commissioner of Police.
Other promotions approved by the Commission include; one Assistant Commissioner of Police to Deputy Commissioner of Police, Nine Chief Superintendents of Police to assistant Commissioners of Police, one
Deputy Superintendent of Police to Superintendent of Police, one assistant Superintendent of Police to Deputy Superintendent of Police and one Inspector to assistant Superintendent of Police.
Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Okiro congratulated the newly promoted officers and urged them to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland. He assured them that the Commission will continue to pay
attention to their basic entitlements which include regular promotions.