Ibrahim Magu dropped as Police Commission promotes 24 CPs to AIG rank

Ibrahim Magu dropped as Police Commission promotes 24 CPs to AIG rank

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 24 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police.

It however declined the promotion of former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Magu.

The Commission's Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed these in a statement on Thursday titled: 'PSC promotes 24 CPs, 35 DCPs, 52 ACPs, 50 CSPs, drops Ibrahim Magu.'

According to him, the decisions were highpoints of the Commission's 12th Plenary Meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday presided over by the Commission's chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.

He said, "The Commission declined the promotion of CP Magu pending clearance from the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice and the Office of the Inspector General of Police".

Magu, who served as acting chairman of the EFCC from 2015 to 2020, was rejected twice by the Senate for confirmation.

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