Aide-de-Camp (ADC), Mr. Saidu Bala who has just been promoted to the
rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police to re-dedicate himself to
the service of the fatherland.
The Minister gave this charge on Tuesday while decorating the officer
with his new rank in his office at Area 11, Garki I District, Abuja.
Malam Bello who was assisted during the decoration by Dr. Aishatu
Abubakar, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Veterinary Department,
Force Headquarters, observed that the duty of the Police should be
This, he reiterated, should help fight crimes and criminalities in the
Nigerian society and also help promote a better Nigeria.
Other Police aides also decorated at the occasion were Mr. Umar Mani,
Escort Commander, promoted from Inspector to the rank of Assistant
Superintendent of Police; while Mr. Muhammad Usman from Corporal to
Malam Bello admonished the promoted officers to maintain high degree
of discipline and loyalty to the nation; stressing that to ‘whom much
is given, much is expected’.
The Minister thanked the Nigeria Police authorities for finding these
young officers worthy of the elevation and urged them to put in their
best to justify the promotion.
He remarked that the promotion was in recognition of their good work
and dedication to service; adding, “it would motivate them to do much
more than what they’ve been doing in the past”.
The Minister, who recalled that the Police Command promoted quite a
fair number of officers assigned to his office during the last
promotion exercise, assured that the FCT Administration will continue
to partner closely with the Police authorities to make Abuja a very
Earlier in her remarks, Dr. Aishatu Abubakar, a Deputy Commissioner of
Police, Veterinary Department, Force Headquarters said that the
officers were deserving of their promotions having worked hard in the
discharge of their duties; adding that the promotions will motivate
the officers to discharge their duties most effectively.
Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCAI
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary,
Tuesday, June 14, 2016.