Police Service Commission Promotes 21 Officers Killed During #ENDSARS Protest, 121`Officers Injured During The Crisis
The Police Service Commission has announced the promotion of 21 Officers killed during the #EndSARS protest, and another 121`Officers injured during the same crisis, four Assistant Inspectors General of Police to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police and 13 Commissioners to Assistant Inspectors General of Police.
The promotions were announced in a statement by the PSC’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, on Friday.
Ani said in the statement: “The Police Service Commission today, Friday, December 18th, 2020, rose from its 10th Plenary Meeting with the promotion of four Assistant Inspectors General of Police and one Commissioner to the substantive rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police. The new DIGs are expected to represent their geo-political zones in the Police Management Team.
“The Commission also promoted twenty-one Officers who lost their lives during the EndSARS violent protests across the country and another 121`Officers injured during the same crisis.
“Commission Chairman, Musiliu Smith, presided over the Plenary Meeting and enjoined the beneficiaries to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland. He promised that the Commission will continue to ensure that the promotion of deserving Police Officers will be prompt and merit-driven. He also prayed for the souls of the gallant Police heroes who lost their lives while asking God to condole all families concerned.”