The Inspector-General of Police(IGP) Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has ordered the immediate promotion of a police woman, corporal Dimejesie Nkechi, for her outstanding performances at the just concluded Nigeria Police Games in PotHarcourt.
The I-G gave the order on Monday in his office in Abuja, when the police woman presented the five gold medals she won at the annual sporting fiesta.
It was gathered that Nkechi now Sgt had won other medals in 2013,2016 and 2018, all police tournaments.
Idris described sports as a ” veritable tool for national cohesion,” said his administration would support its development by promoting police athletes who excelled in national events.
He commended the athlete for making the police proud and assured that the police would do all its best to boost athletes’ morale.
Responding, Nkechi said the promotion has boosted her morale and pledged to redouble her efforts in winning more laurels in the upcoming All Africa Games.
Also today, the I-G received another athlete, Chizoba Ejika, who won Miss Inter continental Africa
Speaking during a courtesy visit to the IGP, Chizoka attributed her victory to the police uniform which she participated in.
She said 72 other countries participated in the event.
The I-G commended her for boosting the image of the police at the intercontinental championship.