The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of the former Commissioner of Police, Imo State Command, CP. Taiwo Fredrick Lakanu, to the next rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police.
Lakanu’s promotion was conveyed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, in a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Commission, Mr. Musa Instifanus.
The former CP, who was enlisted into the Nigeria Police as a Cadet ASP, has served in various Commands, Formations and Departments, including Operation, Investigation and Administration.
He also had a brief service as Commissioner of Police in charge of the Nigeria Airport Command before his posting as the 31st Commissioner of Police Imo State.
The PSC also approved the promotion of 24 other senior officers to their next ranks.
The other promoted officers include three Assistant Commissioners of Police to Deputy Commissioners, one Chief Superintendent of Police to Assistant Commissioner, two Superintendents of Police to Chief Superintendents, four Deputy Superintendents of Police to Superintendents, six Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents and eight Inspectors of Police to Assistant Superintendents.
The chairman of the Commission, Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police, congratulated the officers and urged them to continue to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland.