Full Implementation Of New Salary Structure Of Nigerian Police (20% Increment)
The long awaited period for the implementation of the new salary structure of the Nigeria police is over. Some officers over the week start receiving alerts while some are yet to receive because of the bank network.
The arears of the new salary structure will be paid and every officers will receive alert. So don’t panic if you are yet to receive alert from the bank. This is coming shortly after directive from president Buhari to increase the salary of the Nigerian police.
The Federal Government has approved a 20% increase for men and women of the Nigeria Police Force
The Federal Government has officially approved a 20% increase for the Nigeria Police Force, making a new begging in revamping the prestigious and respected police force in Africa.
Below is the summary of the old and the new increment of police monthly salary
Old salary new salary (20%)
Inspector General 938,578 1,126,294
commisioner of police 516,703 620,044
Deputy Commissioner of Police 255788 306,946
Assistant Commissioner of Police 232,741 279289
Chief Superintendent of Police 205,833 247,000
Superintendent of Police 186,242 233,490
Deputy Superintendent of Police 157,876 189,451
Assistant Superintendent of Police 145.416 174,499
Inspector of Police 133,528 160,294
Sergeant Major 124,782 149,738
Sergeant 82,163 98,596
Corporal 58,490 70,182
Constable 42,252 50,702
With the 20% increase in the salary package of the Nigeria Police Force, the standard of living of men and women of the NPF are expected to increase, thus bridging the gap and increasing the purchasing power of the NPF
This will be the first time, the Federal Government headed by Mr. Buhari will officially increase and implement salary for the police force
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The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a 20 percent salary increase for officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
“Maigari Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, disclosed this to state house correspondents on Wednesday after the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.”
This post will give us a clear idea of the salary structure of the most populous black nation in the world, the post will tell us more about the functions, rank, department, unit, and salary scale of the prestigious Nigeria Police Force
Functions and Duties of the Nigeria Police Force
Apprehension and prosecution of offenders
Preservation of peace, tranquillity as well as good order
Due enforcement of all laws Acts, Decrees, and other regulations for which it is directly charged
Protection of life and property
Prevention as well as detection of any form of crime.
Ranks in the Nigeria Police Force
Deputy Inspector-General of Police
Assistant Inspector-General of Police
Commissioner of Police
Deputy Commissioner of Police
Assistant Commissioner of Police
Chief Superintendent of Police
Superintendent of Police
Deputy Superintendent of Police
Assistant Superintendent of Police
Inspector of Police
The rank below shows the seniority of the Nigerian police force. The rank and files of the Nigerian police is affected by the current increment of the Nigerian police force. It is a way of encouraging the security and improving the security of Nigeria.
Many reforms has come and gone without any increment in the police salary. But this administration of Buhari has tremendously looked into the salary of the Nigeria police.
If the warfare of the Nigerian police is adequately taken care of it will automatically boost human power. Any country without adequate security is bound to fail woefully because of the crises rocking the economy.
The entire force absolutely needs an overhaul to enable a good working relationship of the force. For the force to operate well they must have be adequately taken care of.