According to an official statement from the Nigerian Police Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, there has been a mass promotion of personnel, an effort initiated by the police chief to boost the morale of personnel for effective and efficient service delivery.
The police spokesperson said the promotion was considered on grounds of merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty.
The promotion enlisted 7,628 Sergeants suitable for the position of Inspectors while 20,667 Corporals were promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Three hundred and thirty two Constables were also lifted to the rank of Corporal.
However, Mr. Idris has sent his congratulatory messages to the newly promoted personnel and encouraged them that the gesture was a drive to make them more dedicated in service delivery.