Friday, April 5, 2024


**Personnel Advancement: IGP Greenlights Promotion of 10,581 Inspectors and Rank & File**

The Inspector General of Police, Dr. Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, NPM, has officially sanctioned the promotion of ten thousand, five hundred and eighty-one (10,581) deserving junior officers within the Inspectorate Cadre and the Rank and File. 

Following this directive, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police overseeing the Department of Finance and Administration (DIG DFA) has been tasked with coordinating efforts alongside the Commissioner of Police (Welfare) to promptly initiate the promotion process.

The breakdown of promotions includes nine thousand, eight hundred and thirty-one (9,831) Police Constables set to ascend to the rank of Corporal, eighty-one (81) Corporals progressing to the rank of Sergeant, and six hundred and sixty-nine (669) officers slated to advance from Sergeants to Inspectors.

Highlighting the commitment of the Force leadership to meritocracy and career progression, the Inspector General of Police underscores the significance of timely promotions in boosting officer morale and enhancing overall operational effectiveness. He reaffirms that promotions within the Force will be strictly based on merit.

The Nigeria Police Force extends its warm congratulations to all officers scheduled for promotion and urges them to maintain the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and dedication to national service.


ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, MNIPR, MIPRA, FCAI  

Force Public Relations Officer  

Force Headquarters, Abuja  

5th April, 2024

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