The Governing Board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has approved the promotion of 79 Assistant Corps Commanders (ACC), to the rank of Deputy Corps Commanders (DCC).
In a statement released by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, the promoted Officers were named as follows; WA Adenekan, NZ Muhammed, AM Shehu, OI Okoroafor, EN Esebonu, JM Fada, HB Abdulrahaman, MM Kazaure, RMZ Abubakar, S.Rabiu, RO Bamigboye, C. Akachukwu, AD Gofwan, J Abuo, and O Olumatanmi.
Others include; AP Longkam, JK Ifeanacho, S Shehu, J Yaushaka, C Philip, N Salihu, CS Luka, HB Zainu, HS Dalhatu, N Salihu among others.
He further revealed that three out of the promoted Officers are to proceed on their three months terminal leave, effective immediately, and ensure proper handing over of their offices.
The Chairman of the Board, Mallam Bukhari Bello expressed satisfaction with the level of transparency that followed the entire process and urged the promoted officers to show more commitment and rededicate themselves to achieving the Corps corporate mission, which is to eradicate road traffic crashes and create a safer motoring environment in the country.
He stated that the promotion exercise is part of the Commission’s drive towards rewarding excellence, and hard work which is concomitant with the administrative philosophy of the present leadership of the Corps.
However, the Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, equally congratulated the newly elevated Officers for their excellent performances during the exercise.
Oyeyemi charged them to put in their best in the course of their duties as their new ranks call for more focus and dedication, while noting that every promotion comes with greater responsibilities.
The Corps Marshal further promised to improve the general welfare of the personnel of the Corps to the satisfaction of all.
He beckoned on all personnel to be of good spirit and put in greater efforts towards the realisation of the Corporate mandate of the Corps.
The Corps Public Education Officer disclosed that the promotion exercise began with medical examination, followed by physical fitness test, computer based examination and oral interview.