The deployment is part of NIS management’s drive to upgrade the Passport administration both at home and in our foreign Missions.

The Ag CGI assured that the current leadership of the Service remains resolute in its commitment to transforming Passport offices into customer-centric service centres.

Moreso, the Acting CGI Adepoju enjoined all affected officers in the redeployment to bring their wealth of experience to their new offices, and contribute to the improvement of service delivery. She emphasized the importance of ‘service above self’.

In the Posting Order, signed by the Ag. Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Human Resource Management, Usman Babangida, the affected Passport offices included, Alausa and Festac both in Lagos, as well as Edo, Anambra, Bayelsa, Kogi, Nassarawa, Plateau, Enugu, Abia, Kano, Taraba and Ondo, among others.

In a press statement e-signed and released  by ACI Kenneth Kure of the Public relations unit also affirmed that the Ag. CGI is committed to assigning only the most capable and dedicated individuals to sensitive positions.

This commitment to excellence ensures that citizens receive nothing less than the best service possible.


PSC Approves Promotion of Force PRO, Adejobi To ACP, 14,052 Inspectors, Confirms 9,016 ASP11 …Appoints 2 DIGs.

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of the Police spokesman, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police.

According to the Commission’s spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani, who revealed this, the promotion was done at ongoing 21st Plenary Meeting of the Commission.

He noted that the Commission also approved the appointment of two Deputy Inspectors General of Police, DIGs, promotion of 14,052 Inspectors to Assistant Superintendents of Police (Unconfirmed) while one Inspector Habila Bulus was promoted to ASP 11 for his gallantry and commitment to duty.

Also, Inspector Mohammed Aminu who trended on social Media where he was seen being assaulted in uniform by one Seun Kuti was also promoted to ASP1.

Ani said inspite of the unwarranred provocation, intimidation and serious assult he exhibited a high level of professionalism, restraint and chose to follow the due process of law to seek redress.

CP. Olalaye Falaye, former Commissioner of Police Ebonyi State Command was earlier promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police after the Commission had approved the adjustment of his position in the seniority list.

Chairman of the Commission, retd DIG (Dr.) Solomon Arase, CFR, while speaking at the Valedictory session for the out going Commissioners of the Commission, said they were worthy of celebration for standing tall and strong in the midst of obvious disquiet “which hitherto characterised the activities  of the Commission and held the forte of the Commission down when it seemed it would disintegrate”.

“Dr. Arase noted that the outgoing Commissioners  jointly lifted and positioned the Commission where “it is today despite challenges and the  characterising conflict between the Commission and the Nigeria Police Force”.

“The Chairman noted that he will continue  to reach out to them anytime the Commission comes in need of their expertise.

“The Permanent Secretary of the Commission Dr. Ifeoma Adaora Anyanwutaku had in her remarks during the ceremony said their legacies for the Commission “are quite laudable and cannot be erased in the history of the Commission; you have left indelible foot prints in the Commission, never to be forgotten”.

“Dr. Anyanwutaku  appealed to all the outgoing Members not to close their doors to the Commission  as it would continue  to reach out to consult and tap from their wealth of experience, wisdom and knowledge.

“The Commissioners that are exiting the Commission on the 24th of July 2023 are Justice Clara Bata Ogunbiyi representing the Judiciary and the North East Geopolitical zone, AIG Lawal Bawa rtd, representing the Police and North West Geopolitical zone, Mr. Austin Braimoh, representing the Media and the South South Geopolitical zone, Hajia Najatu Mohammed representing Women, and  Rommy Mom, representing the Organized Human Rights Organisations  and the North Central Geopolitical zone”, Ani stated.

Earlier at the Plenary Meeting, the Commission, Ani confirmed approved the appointment of AIG Matthew Akinyosola in charge of the Special Protection Unit (SPU) as Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, to fill in the position vacated by the acting Inspector General of Police who had represented the South West zone in the Police Management Team.

DIG Akinyosola tenure ended on the 1st of July 2023 when he retired from Service  paving  way for the Commission to appoint AIG Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, AIG Zone 12, Bauchi, DIG representing the South West from July 1st 2023.

“Some of the Inspectors who attended the last Departmental Selection Board promotion interview and whose promotion to the rank of unconfirmed Assistant Superintendents of Police were approved include Chioma Precious Osuagwu, Special Protection Unit, SPU BASE 6; Emmanuel Ani; Rivers State Command; Godwin Eneji; PMF 3, Enugu; Inspector Joan Nnenna Chime, Enugu State Command; Ifeoma Ezeugo,  Enugu State Command; Daniel Yusef; Mathew Nwaosuagwu; Bello Abdullahi and Macus Gah.

“Others are Muter Sani; Chinedu Agbo; Apie Jeremiah; Nwali Nelson; Barnabas Daniel; Obadiah Waje; Safiya Mohammed; Morakinyo Hamzat;  Ramatu Abdullahi; Ivwidiotu Lucky; Ogbonna Immaculata; Adio Olubunmi; Amah Bright; Olufemi Kayode and Dennis Fwah amongst Others.

“Dr. Arase charged the newly promoted Officers to see their promotion as a call to greater commitment to the service of their fatherland. He noted that benefits and burden go together and warned that the Police Officers must respect the human rights of the citizens as any Officer who goes against this will face serious consequences adding that Officers who conduct themselves within the tenents of the law will continue to enjoy the support and protection of the Commission”, Ani said.

The Chairman declared that the welfare of the Officers will remain paramount in the agenda of the of theCommission. Dr. Arase said this is the time for all hands to be on  deck for a national rebirth.

“We must support this government to succeed and ensuring a secured and peaceful nation is a task we must not toy with” he stated.






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