Police Service Commission Dismisses Woman CSP, One ASP•Sanctions 71 Other Officers
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the immediate dismissal of a woman CSP and one ASP for conducts unbecoming of police officers.
The decision was taken at the 27th Plenary Meeting which held in Abuja during the week and it also looked into other issues aimed at the smooth administration of the Nigeria Police and took far-reaching measures in its bid to reposition the Nigeria police.
The PSC spokesman, Ferdinand Ekpe, said that the unbecoming conduct of CSP Rebecca Okereke and ASP Gabriel Fakiyesi led to their dismissal, while DCP Peter B. Ogunyanwo, was demoted to the rank of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, and CSPs John S. Nwele and Chukwu Okafor to Superintendents of Police.
According to him, in all, 71 disciplinary cases were considered by the Commission and various disciplinary measures ranging from reprimand to dismissal were given.
The Commission deliberated and approved the promotion of Mr. Sam A. Okaula from the rank of an Assistant Commissioner of Police to Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr. Geoffrey Okafor from the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police to Assistant Commissioner of Police as recommended by the Inspector General of Police. Also promoted was a Superintendent to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police and 16 Inspectors to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police.
Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr. Parry B. O. Osayande, DIG (Rtd), while congratulating the newly-promoted Officers and men, urged them to redouble their efforts in their new ranks.
He emphasised that the Commission will continue to elevate hard working and deserving officers and men to new ranks, while those whose acts are unbecoming of officers of the police would be sanctioned by the Commission.Share