Board of the Federal Road Safety Commission has approved the promotion of 10 corps commanders (CC) to the rank of assistant corps marshal(ACM) and 32 deputy corps commanders (DCC) to the rank of corps commander.
The approval was subsequent to the virtual meeting of the board on promotion of senior officers, where the promotion exercise was deliberated upon.
Deputy corps public education officer, Mccharm Sambo said the promotion takes effect from May 29, 2020. Names of corps commanders promoted to the rank of assistant corps marshals are Bisi Kazeem presently, the Corps Public Education Officer at the headquarters Abuja, Hyginus Omeje, Lagos sector commander, Clement Oladele, Ogun sector commander, Francis Udoma , Imo sector commander, Shehu Iliyasu, corps procurement officer at the headquarters, Benjamin D Anafa, corps commander in charge of monitoring and evaluation unit, operations department at the headquarters and four others.
Newly promoted corps commanders are Segun Ogungbemide, sector head of operations, Ondo state sector Command , Godwin Ntukidem, principal staff officer II to the corps marshal, Kukbol Gonji, the deputy corps Legal Adviser, LD Shehu, CM Onukwubiri, DCC IG Ibrahim, and 26 others.
Mallam Bukhari Bello expressed his satisfaction with the high level of transparency and objectivity that heralded the whole process and urged the promoted officers to show more commitment and rededicate themselves to achieving the corporate mission of the Corps which is to eradicate road traffic crashes and create a safer motoring environment in the country.
The promotion exercise Bello said is part of the commission’s drive towards rewarding excellence, and hard work in line with the administrative philosophy of the present leadership of the Corps.
Boboye Oyeyemi, the corp marshal equally congratulated the newly elevated Officers for their excellent performances during the exercise.
While noting that every promotion comes with greater responsibilities, Oyeyemi charged them to put in their best in the course of their duties as their new ranks call for more focus and dedication.
Oyeyemi advised those not promoted this year to keep hope alive for the best as opportunities still abound for promotion in the future.
He promised to improve the general welfare of the personnel of the Corps to the satisfaction of all. As such, he beckoned on all personnel to be of good cheer and put in greater efforts towards the realisation of the FRSC mandate.
The promotion exercise began with medical examination, physical fitness test, computer based examination, and virtual oral interview.
Corps Marshal immediately directed that all affected Officers are to be decorated in their respective zonal commands and the decoration is to be conducted in strict compliance with Presidential directives and NCDC guidelines on physical distancing and other preventive measures against the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.