IGP Usman Alkali Baba,
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Police IG orders mass promotion for policemen on same rank since 2017

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Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali Baba on Wednesday ordered mass promotion for all rank and file policemen across the country who have been on the same rank since 2017.

Summarily, the IGP has directed that they should be promoted on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

“All members of rank and file wearing the same rank since 2017 will be promoted by tomorrow (Thursday).

“Commissioned officers from the rank of ASP to CSP will also be promoted but we are starting with the rank and file who are our dedicated foot soldiers,” Baba said.

Baba also warned security operatives to be mindful of who they associate with and where they go, alerting that “police officers and other security agencies including the military for now have become an endangered specie”.

The IGP who disclosed this while addressing officers and Policemen of Zone 7 headquarters during his familiarization visit and commissioning of projects, noted that issues of welfare of police personnel is paramount to him.

“As for what is happening in the South East and North Central; Bandits and ESN attacks and killings, We are doing something to change the narrative to ensure that citizens live peacefully.”

On the 2023 general elections, Baba said: “We will soon embark on training and retraining on how to conduct ourselves on security duties in line with the electoral act.

“We must rededicate ourselves to the peace and stability of our country.”

Persecondnews recalls that Baba was on April 6, 2021, appointed as the nation’s police chief by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Baba replaced Mr Mohammed Adamu who retired from Nigeria Police in February 2021.

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