Police promotes 82,799 officers – including #EndSARS victims – to their next ranks

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IGP Mohammed Adamu

ABUJA – The , Mohammed Adamu, on Monday promoted 82,779 junior police including those who were negatively impacted during the # protest to next ranks.

“The promotion of the comprising 56,779 Sergeants to Inspector, 17,569 Corporal to Sergeants, and 8,431 Constables to Corporal is part of the on-going efforts at boosting the morale of personnel and repositioning the for greater efficiency,” police spokesman Frank MBA said a .

“Those promoted also include 86 junior negatively impacted by the riots – 16 got posthumous promotion while 70 injured during the violence arising from the .”

MBA further stated that the posthumous promotion of the officers who were during the EndSARS protest is a symbolic gesture recognition of the ultimate they paid the service of the nation.

He said the IGP has to work with all relevant agencies, organs of and other stakeholders in driving a successful reform of the Police for improved welfare and conditions of service towards better service delivery to the people. (The Guardian)