See 6 Nigerian Police Officers Promoted For REJECTING Bribes [SEE FULL LIST]
The Nigerian Police Service Commission has promoted six police officers to their next ranks for outstanding performances in their various areas of duty.
The officers where promoted for portraying the police force in good light as they exhibited professionalism, fearlessness and incorruptibility act in their line of duty.
The names and rank of the officers are thus;
: Suleiman Abdul And
Olusoji Akinbayo, assistant commissioners of police;
Mu’awuyya Abubakar, a superintendent of police
Sunday Idowu, a deputy superintendent of police
Eheziekia Abiona, an assistant superintendent of police
and Ogunbiyi Agbabu, a police inspector.
Mr Ikechukwu Ani, head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, said in a statement in Abuja on Monday that the commission took the decision in its 19th meeting in Abuja.
He said that Mr. Abdul, who is currently with the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, recently recovered N42 billion for the Federal Government.
Mr. Ani said that Messrs. Akinbayo and Idowu had rejected a bribe of $21 million and another $12,900 from one Samuel Wilberforce.
“The officers in spite of this huge inducement defied the temptation and arrested the pipeline vandals,” he said.