-by our correspondent.
Frank Mba, the spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has been promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police (CP). Before his promotion, he was a deputy commissioner of Police (DCP) and had served in various offices including operations and intelligence.
The deputy Police Public Relations Office, Adeniran Aremu, confirmed the promotion of DCP Mba to CP in a chart with the National Association of Online Security Reporters (NAOSRE). “Yes, Frank has been promoted.” Aremu said.
Comissioner of Police, Frank Mba
Frank Mba, is an alumnus of the University of Lagos and he studied Law. He also has a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Dundee, Scotland- United Kingdom. He is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy, Quantico- USA among other qualifications.
In a similar vein, the Federal Road Safety Commission on 14 December, 2020, after due consideration of the report submitted by its Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of 435 Officers to their next ranks, as the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, also approved the promotion of 769 Marshal Inspectors and 1676 Road Marshal Assistants to the next rank.
According to the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, out of the 435 Officers, 33 were promoted from the rank of Chief Route Commander to Assistant Route Commander, 15 moved from Superintendent Route Commander to Chief Route Commander, while 73 Officers were promoted from the rank of Route Commander to Superintendent Route Commander.
FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi
In addition, 214 Officers were elevated from the rank of Deputy Route Commander to Route Commander, and 100 Assistant Route Commanders advanced to Deputy Route Commander.
A total of 2453 Marshals comprising; of 769 Marshal Inspectors and 1676 Road Marshal Assistants got the promotion.
The Board Chairman, Bukhari Bello, expressed utmost satisfaction with the level of transparency in the entire process and urged the promoted Officers to show more commitment to achieving the corporate mission of the Corps, which is to eradicate road traffic crashes and create a safer motoring environment in the country.
Meanwhile, the Corps Marshal, Dr Oyeyemi, who charged the newly promoted officers to put in their best in the course of their duties as their new ranks call for more focus and dedication, admonished those who were not promoted this year to hope for the best as opportunities still abound for promotion in the future.