Police Service Commission Fires 7 Senior Officers, Demote Others
The Police Service Commission, on Tuesday, announced the dismissal of seven senior police officers over alleged gross misconduct. The commission also approved the demotion of 10 other officers.
The decisions were taken during the continuation of the 15th plenary meeting of the Commission.
The meeting is expected to end on Thursday, October 6, 2022.
The meeting, presided over by the acting chairman of the PSC, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, considered all the pending disciplinary matters before the commission, totalling 47 and also treated some appeals from dismissed police officers.
Addressing journalists after the meeting in Abuja, the spokesman of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said the dismissed officers include a CSP, one SP and five ASPs, adding that one SP was also retired in public interest.