AIG Lakanu, who was enlisted into the Nigeria Police as a Cadet ASP has served in various Commands, Formations and Departments, including Operation, Investigation and Administration.
AIG Lakanu also had a brief service as Commissioner of Police in charge of the Nigeria Airport Command before his posting as the 31st Commissioner of Police Imo State.
The other promoted officers include three Assistant Commissioners of Police to Deputy Commissioners, one Chief Superintendent of Police to Assistant Commissioner, two Superintendents of Police to Chief Superintendents, four Deputy Superintendents of Police to Superintendents, six Assistant Superintendents of Police to Deputy Superintendents and eight Inspectors of Police to Assistant Superintendents.
The Commission also considered and upheld the promotion appeals of eight senior Officers and approved their promotion to the next rank.
Those involved by this decision are one Assistant Commissioner of Police, one Superintendent of Police, three Deputy Superintendents of Police and three Assistant Superintendents of Police.
The chairman of the Commission, Sir, Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police congratulated the officers and urged them to continue to rededicate themselves to the service of their fatherland.
The Commission’s decision on the promotions has been conveyed to the Inspector General of Police in a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Commission, Mr. Musa Instifanus.