Lawan Jimeta, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Command in Benin on Wednesday advised the 51 newly promoted officers in the zone to be loyal and more committed to their duties.
Jimeta gave the charge in Benin while decorating the newly promoted officers with their new ranks.
Represented by DCP Polycarp Dibia, in charge of the zonal Criminal Investigation Department (ZCID), Jimeta urged them to be more dedicated, disciplined, loyal and committed to the force and their duties.
“I charge you to always put in your best and be professional in carrying out your constitutional duties.
“The Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Usman Baba approved your promotion as part of his manpower development drive to encourage deserving personnel,” he said.
Responding on behalf of the promoted officers, Insp Jerry Madagu, appreciated the I-G and the police management team for finding them worthy of elevation to higher ranks.
He pledged and assured the I-G of their loyalty and commitment in the discharge of their duties to justify the confidence reposed on them.
51 Sergeants comprising of 42 males and nine females were promoted to the rank of Inspector.