IGP Suspends Promotion Of Police Officers

IGP Suspends Promotion Of Police Officers
  • PublishedJune 14, 2024

The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has suspended the special promotion of certain officers within the police force.

The police boss made this known while decorating newly promoted top officers of the Police Force held in Abuja on Friday.

The IGP expressed his frustration with the excessive lobbying for special promotions and stated that any recommendations for such promotions would now be met with disciplinary action.

Egbetokun noted that the police management will handle any cases where special promotions are deemed necessary.

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He condemned some officers who lobby for special promotions, noting that henceforth, anyone recommended by politicians and influential personalities in society would be disciplined.

Egbetokun also said when the need arises for any officer to be promoted specially, the issue will be handled by the police management.

He also banned undue soliciting for posting, warning that anyone found guilty of this act would be dealt with in accordance with the law of the Force.

Following the warning, the police boss decorated 15 senior police officers, who were recently promoted from their initial ranks to a new rank.

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