PSC appoints Egbetokun as DIG, approves promotion of 24 CPs to AIG
THE Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of AIG Egbetokun Olukayode Adeolu as a Deputy Inspector General of Police and will be representing the South West Geopolitical Zone of the country.
DIG Egbetokun will be replacing DIG Johnson Babatunde Kokumo who retired on March 15th this year.
According to a statement by PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, the commission also approved the promotion of 24 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police and 33 Deputy Commissioners of Police to substantive Commissioners of Police.
The appointment and promotions were some of the highlights of the 19th plenary meeting of the commission which held in Abuja, on Tuesday, and presided over by commission’s acting chairman, Justice Clara Bata Ogunbiyi JSC.
The commission also approved the promotion of 37 Assistant Commissioners of Police to Deputy Commissioners, 118 Chief Superintendents of Police to Assistant Commissioners, 316 Superintendents of Police to Chief Superintendents, eight Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents and 61 Inspectors of Police to Assistant Superintendents 11.
The commission also considered and approved the confirmation and promotion of 4,449 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) 11 to the substantive rank of Assistant Superintendents of Police, ASP 1.
The Commissioners of Police promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police included; Rabi Umar former CP Force Education; Mathew Akinyosola, acting AIG Police Mobile Force; Jonathan Towuru, acting AIG Zone 6, Calabar; Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, acting AIG Zone 2; Akande Sikiru Kayode, acting AIG Zone 11 Osogbo; Abimbola Adebola Shokoya; Christopher Adetokunbo Owolabi and Yusuf Chiromawa Usman, CP Workshop, among many others.