The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of two Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) and promotion of 427 senior police officers.
The Head of Press and Public Relations of PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
He said the commission had also approved the promotion examinations for police officers in line with the Public Service Rules with effect from 2023.
Mr Ani said the decisions were highpoints of the 15th Plenary Meeting of the Commission presided over by its acting Chairman, Clara Ogunbiyi, a retired judge.
He said the newly appointed DIGs were Bello Sadiq, currently, Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Zone 1, Kano and Dandaura Mustapha, AIG Zone 4, Makurdi.
Mr Ani said Mr Sadiq was appointed to fill the vacant position of DIG, Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB).
According to him, Mr Dandaura, whose appointment takes effect from 20 October will be replacing Mr Sadiq who is expected to retire from the service on the said date.