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Magu, Vilified And Chased Out Of Office As EFCC Boss, Now Promoted In Police

Ibrahim Magu | Photo by BBC

Immediate past chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, who was vilified as allegedly corrupt officer and chased out of office, has earned a promotion from the Police Service Commission (PSC).

Magu, who was disgraced out of office, has been promoted as Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) along with seven other Commissioners of Police.

Head of Press and Public Relations of PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement today, May 16, named others who were o promoted as Abraham Ayim, Okunlola Kamaldeen, Andrew Amieengheme, Akeera Younous, Celestine Elumelu, Ngozi Onadeko and Danladi Lalas.

Ikechukwu Ani said that the commission also confirmed the appointment of John Amadi as a substantive Deputy Inspector General of Police ((DIG) and appointed Zama Senchi as DIG.

He said the earlier appointment of Amadi in acting capacity was to replace late Joseph Egbunike, who died in service as DIG and represent the South East in the Force Management team.

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The spokesman said that by the confirmation, Amadi is the substantive representative of the South East in the Force Management Team, while Senchi is the most senior in the AIG cadre.

He said that the promotions and appointments were approved at the 15th Plenary Meeting of the commission, adding that the Commission also approved the promotion of 23 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) to the rank of CPs, 31 Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs) to DCPs and 63 Chief Superintendents of Police (CSPs) to ACPs.

He said that the promotion of 57 Superintendents of Police earlier skipped when their mates were promoted to the next rank of Chief Superintendents have been approved too.

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