By Victoria Onehi
The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has promoted 320 officers in the 2022 promotion exercise conducted by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB).
The Controller General of Federal Fire Service, Engr Jaji O. Abdulganiyu MIFire.E, MNSE, yesterday decorated the Officer in Charge of Planning and Examination Unit alongside ten other senior officers.The officers were promoted from the rank of Superintendent to Chief Superintendent of Fire.
The promotion included other officers across cadres such as 117 officers from Deputy Superintendent of Fire (DSF) to Superintendents of Fire (SF),104 officers from Assistant Superintendents of Fire I (ASF I) to Deputy Superintendents of Fire (DSF), 28 officers from ASF II to ASF I. Others are 64 officers from Inspector of Fire (IF) to ASF II and 7 officers were upgraded/converted to ASF II.
The CGF, Jaji Abdulganiyu in a statement congratulated and encouraged the officers to brace up for higher tasks and challenges that are pertinent with rising through the ranks. He added that their new positions will demand a more careful and discrete conduct in the discharge of their duties because to whom more is given, more is expected.
The CGF urged the newly promoted officers to set up for postings, as it is in the culture of progress and growth – that no growth happens without a shift in position. “It is part of every thriving organization including the Public Service.”Abdulganiyu said.