Mrs Aisha Buhari, the First Lady was reported to have decorated on Wednesday in Abuja, her Aide-De-Camp (ADC), Mr Usman Shugaba. She did with Shugaba's newest rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP).

Mrs Aisha Buhari, the First Lady was reported to have decorated on Wednesday in Abuja, her Aide-De-Camp (ADC), Mr Usman Shugaba. She did with Shugaba’s newest rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP).

Buhari being flanked by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, while decorating the promoted officer enjoined him to step up on his performance in other to show his promotion credible.

She however described the newly promoted officer as a highly committed, dogged officer who went about his commitments with high sense of honesty and humility.

She congratulated Shugaba on his new rank, further urged him to seize the opportunity of his promotion as a challenge to be more committed to the country

“I thank you for coming to support me to decorate one of my dogged staff, as an Assistant Commissioner of Police. Usman Shugaba, is a highly committed Senior Officer in the Nigeria Police today.

“I wish you all the best in your new positions,” she said.

In his remark, the IGP said that promotion in the Nigeria Police Force was an achievement that came through hard work and dedication to service.

“When I received the recommendation of the promotion from the First Lady that the ADC had been performing his duty diligently with honesty and dedication.

“I had no option than to put my own recommendation to the Police Service Commission for his elevation. Shugaba has today joined the league of senior officers in the Nigeria Police,” the IGP said.

Alkali-Baba painted the Nigeria Police as an institution known for reputation guaranteeing service to humanity, protection of lives and properties of the citizenry.

He charged him to remain resolute as he takes the next step and to proceed with doing a nice job.

“By this promotion, you will be taken to the category of decision making process and you are to command not less than 1000 officers and men at any point in time.

“So, I want to congratulate Shugaba for reaching this far in his chosen career in the Nigeria Police Force,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Shugaba was born in 1982 and joined the Nigeria Police Force in 2002.

He had served in various capacities within the force before his appointment as the First Lady’s ADC.

Shugaba had served in the Police Command in various states, including as ADC to former IGP. Mohammed Abubakar and Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello, among others.

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