The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Monday promoted seven officers to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General (DIG).
The newly promoted officers are made up of an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) and six commissioners of police (CP).
A statement by the PSC Monday listed the officers as AIG. Shuaibu Gambo (DIG, Department of Finance and Administration); CP. Joshak Habila, (DIG, Department of Operations); CP. Maigari Abbati Dikko, (DIG, Department of Logistics and Supply); and CP H.M. Dagala, (DIG, Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID).
Others are CP. Emmanuel T. Inyang, (DIG, Training and Development); CP. Ntom Chukwu, (DIG, Research and Planning); and CP. Folusho A. Adebanjo, (DIG, Information and Communications Technology (ICT)).
The PSC also announced the appointment of CP Abdul Bube, as AIG, Police Force Secretary.
It added that the agency has conveyed the approval to the Inspector-General of Police for implementation, while the Chairman of the commission; Mr. Mike Okiro said promotion letters for the officers would be issued shortly.
Twenty-one former DIGs were retired last week to pave way for new ones.