from the rank of sergeant to the rank of inspector and those promoted
from the rank of inspector to the rank of assistant superintendent of
police in December 2013.
correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday, said that they were promoted since
December 2013, but that the police authorities had refused to pay them
their new salaries.
authorities for over a year, they were surprised that they were paid
their new salaries with the January 2015 salaries, wondering why the
money meant for the 13 month was not included.
2013 and the letters which were given to us indicated that we were to
enjoy the benefits accruing to our new rank from the date of our
salary that was commensurate with our new ranks. But they have refused
to pay the areas for the 13 month.”
that there is corruption in the Force, but how can someone sit on our
13th month salaries and would expect us to keep quiet?
neutral. How can we be neutral when we are being shortchanged by our
bosses and the country?
crisis during the elections. This is the time for us to shout so that
Nigerians would know what we are passing through.”
Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, said though he had
not been briefed about the issue, he nevertheless promised that their
grievances would be looked into and addressed.