From Monday Ochuko, Asaba
InIt was all smiles as the Delta State Commissioner of Police CP Ari Muhammed Ali decorated newly promoted police officers in Asaba the state capital.
The officers decorated were part of those who benefited from the recently released promotion by the Inspector General of Police IGP Alkali Baba Usman. A total of one hundred and thirty officers were promoted to their next rank. Among those promoted are the Area Commander Ogwashi-Uku, ACP Obiozo Cyril Uche promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police, and Area Commander Burutu ACP Adepegba Kolawole Adetoye also promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. The DPO Ugborikoko CSP Okon Martha Edet who was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police was decorated by the Commissioner of Police. Other officers decorated include DSP Achem Collins Arrey, DSP Princewell Eke, DSP Akanya Agboga all of which were ASP’S prior to their promotions, the 2/IC PPRO, ASP Edna Bassey was promoted from the rank of ASP II to ASP I.
The CP who was assisted by members of his management team in his remarks noted that the promotion is part of the IGP’s way of motivating officers and men of the force.
The CP also stated that the reward for hard work is more work, hence they should be ware that, as their ranks have increased, it comes with increased responsibility.
The CP thanked IGP Usman Alkali Baba for finding his officers worthy of the promotion and urges them to be hard working because to whom much is given, much is expected.
One of the promotee’s ACP Okon Martha Edet, speaking on behalf of officers promoted thanked the IGP for finding them worthy of the promotions and also assured the IGP and the CP that they will not disappoint, also that they will brace up to the new challenges that comes with the new ranks.