CP Uzuegbu decorates newly promoted police officers, charges them on responsible operations

Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Kanayo Uzuegbu, has decorated eight newly promoted police officers from the ranks of Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP).to their new ranks of Superintendents of Police (SP)

Addressing the newly promoted officers, Uzuegbu said promotion engenders the motivation to work harder, charging them to see their promotion as an opportunity to take responsibility and exhibit higher levels of wisdom in the disc

This was made known by the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe in a statement heafe available to newsmen on Tuesday in Enugu.

Ndukwe said the Commissioner congratulated the officers and said , ” you must know that the higher the rank, the greater the responsibilities and wisdom required to function at that rank. Therefore, you must be more careful, show higher levels of wisdom, and always act in line with the existing laws and ethical codes of the Nigeria Police Force.”

Among those decorated to the new rank of Superintendent of Police (SP) included Rita Iroegbu, Officer in Charge of the Command’s Communications Unit; Patrick Anike, Divisional Crime Officer in 9th Mile Police Division; Bethel Chinyere, Administrative Officer in Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD)/Bomb Squad Base 3 Enugu; and Alele Ann, Divisional Traffic Officer in Awkunanaw Police Division. Others are Ohakwe Ikechukwu, second-in-command in SWAT Tactical Squad of the Command; Julius Musa, Administrative Officer Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 21 Enugu; Hanis Micah, Divisional Crime Officer in Amechi-Idodo Division; and Ojo Emmanuel Odion serving in the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) Base 10 Enugu.

In a vote of thanks on behalf of the newly promoted and decorated officers, SP Patrick Anike thanked the Police Service Commission and the Inspector-General of Police for finding them worthy of the promotion. He also thanked the Commissioner of Police for all the support and words of admonition, pledging that they would redouble their efforts and be responsible and responsive to the demands of their new ranks.

The Deputy Commissioners of Police in charge of the Department of Operations and the State CID, DCP Olasoji Akinbayo and DCP Adebowale Lawal, respectively, took turns to congratulate and charge the newly promoted officers to be more responsible and live up to the responsibilities of their new ranks. The Assistant Commissioner of Police in the Department of Operations, ACP Akaeme Onyeamu, and his counterpart in the Department of Finance and Administration, ACP Hope Isiani Okereke, both similarly admonished the newly promoted officers to live up to expectations.

The event, was witnessed by the spouses, friends, and close associates of the newly promoted officers.

Author: Maureen Ikpeama

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