Police demote six officers, dismiss nine [See Names]
April. 09, 2019
The Police Service Commission, PSC, on Tuesday dismissed nine (9) senior officers and demoted six operatives of the force.
This was disclosed in a statement by the commission’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani.
Ani stated that the officers were demoted for misconduct and unprofessional attitudes.
The statement read in part “Nigeria Police force on Tuesday dismissed nine (9) senior officers and demoted six men.
“It was part of the outcome of the fifth plenary meeting of the Police Service Commission, which held in Abuja on March 26 and 27, 2019, presided over by its Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector-General of Police.
“However, those dismissed includes, “Abdul Ahmed, a Superintendent of Police who will also be prosecuted; another SP, Adamu Abare, had his promotion from SP to Chief Superintendent of Police withdrawn before his dismissal. DSPs Osondu Christian, Samson Ahmad and Pius Timiala who would be prosecuted. Agatha Usman, Esther Yahaya, Idris Shehu and Usman Dass.
“More so, “Oluwatoyin Adesope and Mansir Bako had their ranks reduced from SP to DSP, while Gbenle Mathew; Tijani Saifullahi, Sadiq Idris and Alice Abbah were demoted from DSP to ASP.
“The commission’s decisions have been conveyed to the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu for implementation in a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Commission, Nnamdi Maurice Mbaeri.”