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FCT minister, Bello tasks newly promoted police officers on work ethics

ABUJA, Nigeria – The FCT minister, Muhammad Musa Bello has charged newly promoted policemen and women posted to the FCTA to continue to put the nation and the people first in the discharge of their duties.

Malam Bello gave the charge while decorating 20 newly promoted Inspectors and Sergeants of the FCT Police Command with their new ranks.

The Minister stressed that the promotion, which was a part of series of promotions of police personnel across the country, was a sign of appreciation, by President Muhammadu Buhari, for the good work of the men and women of the Nigeria Police in the protection of lives and property.

He also called on them to reciprocate the good gesture of Mr. President by putting in more effort in the discharge of their duties and maintaining good work ethics.

Bello assured them that the President Buhari-led administration has the welfare of the Nigeria Police at heart and is pushing reforms aimed at improving their general wellbeing.

His words: “President Muhammadu Buhari has enunciated a number of reforms that are targeted at your welfare, your career development, your training and the overall improvement of your capacity to be able to provide a very critical constitutional role of providing internal security in Nigeria. And I hope with this elevation, you are going to put in more and more”.

While congratulating the newly promoted policemen and women, the Minister continued; “Your work is very difficult and also very rewarding because you protect the citizenry. And we have seen how you have been working very hard in the FCT and other parts of the country.

“I, particularly, with my team here in the FCTA, am very happy with the entire FCT Police Command and the entire police structure for the tremendous amount of support you have given us and for being partners with us in terms of internal security as well as all the other activities that we do to keep a mega city like Abuja functional.

Among the 20 police personnel decorated, 10 were promoted from Sergeant to Inspector and 10 from Corporal to Sergeant.

The Minister was assisted in the decoration by the FCT Police Commissioner, CP Bala Ciroma, represented by ACP Nendel Gomwalk.

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