Airport Police Command Decorates Nine Newly Elevated Officers
Commissioner of Police, Airport Police Command, Mrs Victoria Menta, has urged officers and men of the command to be committed and also to discharge their duties and responsibilities effectively and efficiently.
She stated this while decorating nine newly elevated officers of the command at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos.
The Command promoted five officers from the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Superintendent of Police (SP) while four others were elevated from Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).
The Commissioner reminded the newly promoted officers that as officers of the law, they have the cardinal responsibility to protect the lives and property of the citizenry and to also ensure that there was law and order in the society.
She advice the officers to use their new positions to further strengthen the ideals of the Nigeria Police Force, adding that their current promotion comes with more responsibilities.
According to her, “They say to whom much is given, much is expected. I urge you to be up and doing and excel much more than you have been doing before because the new rank comes with new responsibilities. The command will benefit with the promotion because we will have more officers handling bigger responsibilities.”
She continued, “We are lucky to have had so many officers promoted and this has brought joy to the command.”
Speaking to Aviation Correspondents shortly after decorating the officers with their new ranks, the Airport Police boss, stated that the command was on top of the security situation at the airport.
She also hinted that officers have been deployed to strategic locations in the airport to ensure the safety and security of airport facilities.
The Public Relations Officer of the Command and one of the newly promoted officers, DSP Joseph Alabi, commended the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, for approving the promotions.
Alabi assured the commissioner that the promotion would boost the morale of the officers and that they would continue to maintain professionalism in the discharge of their duties.