Police promote 82 senior officers with new ranks in Kebbi


The Kebbi State Police Command has decorated two newly promoted Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs) and 80 other senior police officers with their new ranks.

The State’s Commissioner of Police (CP), Chris Aimionowane, conducted the rank adornment ceremony in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday. He explained that these promotions were by the recommendations of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, and had received the approval of the Police Service Commission.

On behalf of the IGP, Aimionowane extended his congratulations to the newly promoted officers and encouraged them to demonstrate increased dedication in their roles.

Aimionowane urged the officers to interpret their promotions as a testament to their hard work and commitment to their responsibilities, while also viewing it as a source of motivation and additional responsibilities.

He also encouraged them to maintain discipline and show loyalty to the established authorities to merit further promotions during their tenure in the Force.

DCP Ali Yusuf, speaking on behalf of the officers who were promoted, expressed gratitude to the Almighty Allah for granting them good health and the opportunity to witness this significant day.

Furthermore, he conveyed their sincere appreciation to the IGP and the Police Service Commission for recommending and approving their promotions. He pledged that the officers would intensify their commitment to performing their duties at their best.

The State’s Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Alhaji Nura Fingila, commended the significant achievements of the CP in his unwavering commitment to eliminating various forms of criminal activities in the state. He also praised the CP’s approachable demeanor and courteous treatment of the public, as well as the widespread implementation of visible policing techniques throughout the state.

The officers who were adorned with new ranks included two ACPs who were promoted to Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs), one Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) promoted to the rank of ACP, and two Superintendent of Police (SPs) promoted to the rank of CSP.

Additionally, one DSP was promoted to the rank of SP, and 76 ASPs were elevated to the rank of DSP.