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FRSC decorates 32 newly-promoted officers, marshals in Kogi



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kogi Command, on Friday decorated 32 of its newly-promoted officers and marshals in the state with their new ranks.

Nigerian News Agency reports that out of the 32 staff decorated, 22 were officers, while 10 were marshals (three Marshal Inspectors and seven Marshal Assistants).

Speaking at the ceremony at the FRSC, RS8.3, Kogi Sector Command, Lokoja, Sector Commander, Emmanuel Abe, congratulated the newly-promoted and decorated officers and marshals, saying it was a thing of joy.

According to Abe, some of the personnel  promoted  had been on their previous ranks for four to eight years.

He said five decorated officers were promoted to the rank of Assistant Corps Commanders (ACC), four to the rank of Superintendent Route Commanders (SRC), eleven to Route Commanders, while two were elevated to the rank of Deputy Route Commanders (DRC).

He said that out of the ten marshals decorated, three were promoted to the rank of Marshal Inspectors, while seven were elevated to the rank of Marshal Assistants.

The sector commander urged the newly-promoted officers and marshals to be more committed to their duties, saying the new ranks were not meant for decorations or dressing but more responsibilities and effective service delivery

He charged  the officers to put in their best and maintain the organisation’s integrity.

”If you know you have not been behaving well and doing things not expected of you, this is the right time to change your attitude; the FRSC should be proud of you.

”Convince the FRSC that they have not made mistake in promoting you; let us reciprocate the gesture by putting in our best in our new positions.

”Now, we are requesting more commitments from you, more than before. It is a thing of joy, and we rejoice and

Assistant Corps Commanders (ACC), Hamzat Yakubu, who spoke on behalf of others, expressed gratitude to the management of the organisation for the promotion.

Yakubu commended the sector commander for his support, and promised that they would continue to give their best and show more commitment to duty.

Also, a newly-promoted officer, SRC Samuel Ahmed, a Sector Intelligent Officer, thanked God for the promotion, while urging other promoted officers to put in more efforts in saving lives.

Representatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigerian Correctional Service, the Nigerian Police, among others, who witnessed the decoration ceremony, congratulated the officers and urged them to be more dedicated to their duties .

Edited by: Angela Okisor and Abdullahi Yusuf

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