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Police Commission nominates Ogunbiyi as Acting Chairman

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The Management of the Police Service Commission (PSC) has nominated Justice Clara Ogunbiyi (rtd), as the acting chairman of the commission following the resignation of former Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Smith.
 
Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head of Press and Public Relations of PSC, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
Ani said Ogunbiyi’s nomination was 
pending the appointment of a new substantive chairman by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said Ogunbiyi was until her nomination, the Commissioner 1 in the Commission and next in hierarchy to the former chairman.
Ani said the acting chairman  had expressed appreciation to the management of PSC for the confidence reposed on her and pledged to run an inclusive administration in line with rule of law.
“The Commission deserves the best and we will do everything possible to give the staff, a commission they will be proud of.
“We will do our best by the grace of God and I believe our best will be good enough,” she said.
Ani said the Joint Union Congress of the Commission had suspended its strike to allow the new management to look into their demands.
 
The PSC spokesman said Smith’s resignation was in pursuant to Schedule 2(4) sub-section 2(2) of the Police Service Commission Establishment Act.
 
He said the resignation, which was with immediate effect, had been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ani said the resignation of the former Chairman was on health grounds