ADVERTISEMENT

FG promotes 32,361 personnel across Immigration, Civil Defence, Fire, & Correctional Services

4,598 Immigration officers out of 6,544 were promoted, while 1,680 out of 1,698 fire service personnel who sat for the promotion examinations were elevated.

FG promotes 32,361 personnel across Immigration, Civil Defence, Fire, & Correctional Services

Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, disclosed details of the promotions through the NSCDC Commandant General, Dr Ahmed Audi, on Friday in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 4, 498 of those prompted were personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service out of the 7,000 wardens who sat for the promotion examination.

Also, 4,598 Immigration officers out of 6,544 were promoted, while 1,680 out of 1,698 fire service personnel who sat for the promotion examinations were elevated.

ADVERTISEMENT

Majority of those promoted were, however, from the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) which had 21,385 out of its 25,951 that sat for the promotion examinations coming out successful. The minister said it was the first time in the history of the board that such huge number of officers were promoted.

Tunji-Ojo charged the beneficiaries to commit themselves to the service of the nation.

“You should see this promotion as a new frontier in the way and manner you carry out your responsibilities; promotions comes with enormous responsibilities and to who much is given, much is expected,” he added.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Umahi says Igbos have no reason to protest economic hardship under Tinubu

Umahi says Igbos have no reason to protest economic hardship under Tinubu

NEMA distances itself from warehouse raided for food by Abuja residents

NEMA distances itself from warehouse raided for food by Abuja residents

Poor electricity supply forces frozen foods vendor to spend ₦400k on diesel monthly

Poor electricity supply forces frozen foods vendor to spend ₦400k on diesel monthly

Don't offer a bribe to my people, report anyone to me - Tinubu tells Qatari investors

Don't offer a bribe to my people, report anyone to me - Tinubu tells Qatari investors

AfDB supports Nigeria with $134m to cultivate rice, maize, cassava, soybeans

AfDB supports Nigeria with $134m to cultivate rice, maize, cassava, soybeans

Business owners in FCT count losses amid worsening power supply

Business owners in FCT count losses amid worsening power supply

'Mai shayi' laments drop in sales as Indomie price skyrockets

'Mai shayi' laments drop in sales as Indomie price skyrockets

President Tinubu mourns Nollywood duo Mr Ibu, Sisi Quadri

President Tinubu mourns Nollywood duo Mr Ibu, Sisi Quadri

Church turns to bread business to raise money amid economic hardship

Church turns to bread business to raise money amid economic hardship

Pulse Sports

Popular TV host Kate Abdo makes it official with boyfriend, cuddles up with him on Instagram post

Popular TV host Kate Abdo makes it official with boyfriend, cuddles up with him on Instagram post

Sha'Carri Richardson's Nike falls to New Balance in revenue growth for 2023

Sha'Carri Richardson's Nike falls to New Balance in revenue growth for 2023

Ex-Arsenal midfielder rushed to hospital following brain-related injury

Ex-Arsenal midfielder rushed to hospital following brain-related injury

I don't want him punished — Greenwood opens up on feelings after Bellingham's alleged name-calling

I don't want him punished — Greenwood opens up on feelings after Bellingham's alleged name-calling

Rinsola Babajide and Ashleigh Plumptre: England stars reunite with Super Falcons of Nigeria

Rinsola Babajide and Ashleigh Plumptre: England stars reunite with Super Falcons of Nigeria

‘I must marry Osimhen’ - Busty Nigerian fan declares after Napoli star nets in Cagliari draw

‘I must marry Osimhen’ - Busty Nigerian fan declares after Napoli star nets in Cagliari draw

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT