The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has approved the promotion of a total of 4,134 traffic warden officers to their next ranks. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, made the disclosure in a statement, yesterday.
The promotion included 65 officers, who were elevated to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Traffic; 245 officers to Assistant Superintendent of Traffic II; 138 officers to Senior Traffic Warden; 3,683 men to Grade I and 3 men from Grade III to Grade II.
“The IGP notes that the promotion of the officers is part of the on-going efforts by the Force to ensure that deserving personnel are promoted accordingly, to encourage hard work and further entrench the culture of merit, excellence and dedication to duties.
“The Traffic Warden Service was established in 1975 as a section of the Nigeria Police Force charged with the task of discharging functions in connection with the control and regulation of, or the enforcement of the law relating to road traffic under the direction of the police. Since its establishment