Ibrahim Magu Promoted To Police AIG
Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been promoted to the level of Assistant Inspector-General of Police.
The Police Service Commission elevates Ibrahim Magu to the rank of Assistant Inspector General
According to the former head of the commission, Magu was promoted with some other senior officers at the 15th Plenary Meeting on Friday.
The Commissioner of Police said one-third of his senior personnel are now of the rank of Assistant Inspector General.
The proposal was approved for promoting 23 Deputy Commissioners to the rank of Commissioner and appointing 31 Assistant Commissioners to Deputy Commissioners. 63 Chief Superintendents were also promoted to Assistant Commissioners of Police.
He said, “The Plenary Meeting which began on Wednesday, May 11th 2022 was presided over by Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Chairman of the Commission and former Inspector General of Police. DIG Amadi, currently acting, replaced late DIG Joseph Egbunike and will be representing the South East in the Force Management team while DIG Senchi was the most senior in the AIG cadre.
“Other decisions taken by the Commission at the Plenary were the promotion of 57 Superintendents of Police earlier skipped when their mates were promoted to the next rank of Chief Superintendents. Other categories of Superintendents of Police such as the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Course 4, Inspectors Course 37 and regular ASP’s course 25 and 26 were also promoted to Chief Superintendents having met established requirements.
“The Commission also promoted 1698 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) to Deputy Superintendents of Police, 6119 Inspectors who attended the recent Departmental Selection Board (DSB) were promoted to ASP11 while 1965 ASP11 were confirmed ASPs. The Commission also approved the conversion of 19 Engineers from General Duty to Specialists and upgraded to the rank of Deputy Superintendents of Police which is the statutory entry level for Pilots and Aircraft maintenance engineers in line with Aviation scheme of service.”
The eight Commissioners of Police promoted to AIGs are CP Mustafa Magu Ibrahim, Abraham Egong Ayim, Okunlola Kola Kamaldeen, Andrew Amieengheme, Akeera Mohammed Younous, Celestine Amechi Elumelu, Ngozi Vivian Onadeko, Danladi Bitrus Lalas.