Anambra State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Garba Umar, has urged newly promoted officers in the command to see their new position as a call to service.
Speaking in Awka on Wednesday while decorating 1, 200 policemen that were recently promoted by the Police Service Commission (PSC) Umar reminded the officers that the promotion was meant to spur them to perform their duties well in their various formations.
He said that the officers were the highest number of policemen ever promoted in the state at a time.
According to him, the decoration with new ranks was usually a memorable day in which every policeman looked forward to, advising them to live up to expectation.
“The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris feels that you are worthy to be elevated due to your hard work, professionalism and zero tolerance to corruption following recommendation by the Police Service Commission.
“The IGP expects you to put in your best by shunning corruption and other vices when dealing with the public.
“You must remain humble in the discharge of your duties and we hope this promotion will serve as morale booster for you to carry out your duties.
“The beauty of any country is measured through the behaviour of her police and I enjoin you to continue to exhibit good image for the police at all times,” the Commissioner added.
He advised those who were yet to be promoted to be patient, assuring that theirs would soon come.