The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), board has approved the promotion of 79 Assistant Corps Commanders (ACC) to the rank of Deputy Corps Commander (DCC).
This was made known in a statement issued by Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), ACM Bisi Kazeem, on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to Kazeem, the approval was done during the board meeting on Sept. 4 after due consideration of the report submitted by the establishment committee in respect to the 2019 promotion.
The promoted officers were W.A Adenekan, N.Z Muhammed, A.M Shehu, O.I Okoroafor, EN Esebonu, JM Fada.
“H.B Abdulrahaman, M.M Kazaure, R.M.Z Abubakar, S.Rabiu, R.O Bamigboye, C. Akachukwu, AD Gofwan, J Abuo, and O Olumatanmi.
“AP Longkam, JK Ifeanacho, S Shehu, J Yaushaka, C Philip, N Salihu, CS Luka, HB Zainu, HS Dalhatu, N Salihu among others,” he said.
Kazeem revealed that three of the promoted officers were to proceed on their three months terminal leave with immediate effect and ensure proper handing over of their offices.
The Board Chairman, Malam Bukhari Bello expressed utmost satisfaction with the level of transparency that heralded the entire process.
Bello urged the promoted Officers to show more commitment and rededicate themselves to achieving the Corporate mission of the Corps.
This, he stated, was to destroy street car accidents and make a more secure motoring condition in the nation.
He expressed that the advancement was essential for the Commission’s drive towards remunerating greatness and difficult work.
As per him, this is corresponding with the managerial way of thinking of the current administration of the Corps.
In the interim, the Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, similarly salute the recently raised Officers for their magnificent exhibitions during the activity, noticing that each advancement accompanies more noteworthy duties.
Oyeyemi charged elevated officials to place in their best over the span of their obligations, including that their new positions called for center and devotion.
He admonished those who were not fortunate in this promotion year to keep hope alive for the best as there were opportunities for promotion in the future.
Oyeyemi promised to improve the general welfare of the personnel of the Corps to the satisfaction of all.
He said that all the personnels should cheer up and continue to put in their efforts towards realising the Corporate mandate of the Corps.
The promotion exercise began with medical examination, physical fitness test, computer-based examination and oral interview with all processes done in strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.
The Corps Marshal said that the decorations would be done in strict compliance with Presidential directives and NCDC guidelines on physical distancing and other preventive measures against the dreaded corona-virus pandemic.