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Police Service Commission Promotes 12 CPs To AIGs, 19 DSPs To CPs, Others

Forty-seven specialists of Assistant Superintendents of Police rank and of different units…



Promoted Police Officers

Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted 12 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, (AIG) and 19 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) to (CPs), VerseNews reports.

The new AIGs are:

  • Ogundele Ayodeji
  • Patrick Edung
  • Badru Lawal
  • Bartholomew Onyeka
  • Suleiman Yusuf
  • Idowu Owohunwa
  • Rhoda Olofu
  • Godwin Aghaulor
  • Effiom Ekot
  • Stanley Ude
  • Longe Patrick
  • Ndu Anene.

VerseNews reports that Head of Press and Public Relations at the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, announced the PSC’s decision in a statement he issued on Thursday in Abuja.

Ani stated that 5,718 senior police officers comprising of both general duty and specialist cadres of the Force were promoted.


He added that 21 Assistant Commissioners of Police, ACPs were promoted to CP while 33 Chief Superintendents of Police, CSPs were elevated to ACP.

Mr Ani stated also that 265 Superintendents of Police, SPs, were promoted to CSPs, while 59 Deputy Superintendents of Police, DSPs, were promoted to SPs.

He added that 4,750 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) and another 146 ASPs, who were omitted during the May 2022 promotion exercise, were elevated to the rank of DSP.

“For the specialists’ cadre, the Commission approved the promotion of two ACPs, one from Air Wing and the other from Forensic Department to the rank of DCP.


“Forty-seven CSPs comprising 23 doctors and 24 Veterinary Doctors were promoted to the rank of ACP,” Mr Ani stated.

Also promoted were 190 SPs from the Computer Info-Tech Unit, eight from Works Department, one from Workshop and 12 from Transport unit,

Two SPs were promoted at the Forensic Department, just as two handwriting specialists, one SP of Ballistics unit, one from Religion unit and one veterinary doctor were also promoted.


Forty-seven specialists of Assistant Superintendents of Police rank and of different units were also promoted to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police.

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