The Oyo state Police Command has decorated 10 newly promoted police officers by the command to the next rank on Monday.
The promotion which had in total of 10 officers, aided the promotion of 5 officers from the rank of the Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) to the rank of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, while 5 officers have also been promoted from the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) to the rank of the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
The promoted Chief Superintendent are ACP. Alex Asade, ACP. Edun Azeez, ACP. Abdul Adejo, ACP. Agboola Olajide, ACP. Bawa Elisa while the promoted Assistant Commissioner are DCP. Akoh Gabriel, DCP. Reiz Obafunke, DCP. Abaniwonda Olaolu, DCP. Aboki Danjuma, DCP. Eribo Joseph.
The Oyo state Commissioner of Police, CP. Shina Olukolu, while decorating the officers maintained that promotion was a thing of joy which made a man move up in the effort of carrying out his assigned work.
Olukolu called on the newly promoted officers to apply dedication,commitment, and act of professionalism in carrying out their constitutional roles in their new offices.
He further expressed appreciation to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Abubakar Adamu for his magnanimity in extending the promotion of newly officers to the Oyo state command assuring him that the command will never let him down.
Most senior among the promoted officers, DCP Akoh Gabriel, while speaking on the behalf of others appreciated the Inspector General of Police, IGP Abubakar Adamu for the new development.
He further applauded the Commissioner of Police, CP. Shina Olukolu for bearing their shortcoming and mistakes during the waiting time.
“Promotion comes with additional responsibilities and this is a call for movement” .
We are highly motivated and we will remain more dedicated and committed to achieve the objectives of the force.
We promise not to let the command down, and we will continue to perform our obligations professionally”.
They further commended their colleagues that worked with them in the past for their corroborative support.
Reviewing the activities of the command for 2019, The Oyo state Commissioner of Police, CP. Shina Olukolu maintained that the command under his supervision have not done badly in carrying out their roles.
He further revealed the intention of the forces to rejigged the command in readiness for its activities in 2020 so that Oyo people can sleep with their eyes closed.
Olukolu also sent his condolence to victims of fire incidents that occurred in Akesan Market, The furniture factory at iyaganku area, and fire incident in omi adio, Ibadan last week.