President Buhari charges Public Officers to justify their promotions

Ben Adam Shemang, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged public officers entrusted with certain responsibilities to live up to their duties and justify the confidence reposed in them as this was the only way Nigeria can get out of the current hardships facing the nation.

President Buhari said this on Thursday in Abuja while decorating two of the newly promoted officers of the Nigerian Police Force deployed to his office with their new ranks.

He congratulated the officers and urged them to justify their new ranks by increasing their commitment to the service of the nation.

He also commended them for their hard work and achievements which brought about their promotion.

He stressed that Nigeria needed their dedication and unwavering commitment for it to achieve greatness and assume its rightful position, cautioning them not to abuse their positions.

Abdulkarim Dauda and Kayode Sikiru Akande were both promoted from the position of Assistant Commissioner of Police to Deputy Commissioner of Police.

Mr Dauda serves as the Chief Personal Security Officer to the President and Mr Akande is the Officer in Charge of Presidential Movement.