The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has charged his Aide-de-Camp (ADC), Mr. Saidu Bala who has just been promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of police to re-dedicate himself to the service of his fatherland.
Malam Bello who was assisted during the decoration by Dr. Aishatu Abubakar, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Veterinary Department, Force Headquarters, observed that the duty of the Police should be professionalized.
This, he reiterated, should help fight crimes and criminalities in the Nigerian society and also help promote a better Nigeria.
Other Police aides also decorated at the occasion were Mr. Umar Mani, Escort Commander, promoted from Inspector to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police; while Mr. Muhammad Usman from Corporal to Sergeant.
In a statement signed by Mohammed Hazat Sule stated that Malam Bello admonished the promoted officers to maintain high degree of discipline and loyalty to the nation; stressing that to ‘whom much is given, much is expected’.
The Minister thanked the Nigeria Police authorities for finding these young officers worthy of the elevation and urged them to put in their best to justify the promotion.
He remarked that the promotion was in recognition of their good work and dedication to service; adding, “it would motivate them to do much more than what they’ve been doing in the past”.
The Minister, who recalled that the Police Command promoted quite a fair number of officers assigned to his office during the last promotion exercise, assured that the FCT Administration will continue to partner closely with the Police authorities to make Abuja a very safe place.
Dr. Aishatu Abubakar, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Veterinary Department, Force Headquarters said that the officers were deserving of their promotions having worked hard in the discharge of their duties; adding that the promotions will motivate the officers to discharge their duties most effectively.