Charges Them To Justify The Confidence Reposed In Them
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, today 2nd May, 2013, at Force Headquarters, Abuja, officially decorated Nine (9) senior Police Officers recently elevated from the ranks of Deputy Commissioners of Police to the substantive rank of Commissioners of Police, with their new ranks.
Addressing the newly promoted Commissioners of Police during the brief but memorable decoration ceremony, the IGP charged the Officers to justify the confidence reposed in them by the present Police Management. He challenged them to contribute their quota to the present Police administration’s drive to reform the Force. He called on them to strive to bring back the glory with which the Force was identified, especially, the need to reconnect with the people they serve.
The IGP reminded the Officers of the high expectations placed on them by their subordinates and the public, to lead by example especially, in the face of current national security challenges. He emphasized that the Office of the Commissioner of Police goes with enormous responsibilities that must be discharged with utmost diligence and competence. He reiterated the need for the Officers to carry along their subordinate officers in the performance of legitimate duties, in the interest of the Force.
On the need to reconnect with the people, the IGP stated that the Police cannot work in isolation, especially, in the face of global security challenges. He enjoined them to cultivate and win the friendship and confidence of the people they serve, as this will go along way in bettering the relationship between the Police and the public, in the fight against crime and criminality.
The IGP used the forum to commend the spouses and family members of the affected officers for their support and understanding, even in the face of the most uncondusive circumstances. He enjoined them to remain supportive to the officers, as their quota of national service to our country.
Speaking on behalf of the nine newly decorated Commissioners of Police, CP Kudu Abdullahi Nma thanked the IGP and the Force Management Team, for finding them worthy of the exalted Office of Commissioners of Police. He pledged the unflinching loyalty of the Officers, assuring that the officers will discharge the responsibilities of their new offices with utmost diligence.
The newly decorated Commissioners of Police are:
a)CP KUDU ABDULLAHI NMA – (Formerly DC 2i/c Sokoto)
b)CP UMAR U. SHEHU–(Formerly DC Operations FCT, Abuja)
c)CP USMAN ISAH BABA–(Formerly DC Operations Zone 7 Abuja)
d)CP SAIDU MADAWAKI–( Formerly DC Operations Zone 1 Kano)
e)CP USMAN YAKUBU–(Formerly DC 2i/c Nasarawa State Command)
f)CP ABDULMAJID ALI–(FormerlyDC 2i/c Ogun State Command)
g)CP ABUBAKAR ADAMU MOHAMMED – (Formerly DC SCID Kaduna)
h)CP ABDUL SALAMI,– (Formerly DC Budget FHQ, Abuja)
i)CP CORNELIUS KAYODE ADERANTI- (Formerly DC Director Peacekeeping FHQ, Abuja)
The deployment of the new Commissioners of Police will be effected is being expected.