President Muhammadu Buhari has confessed that the most difficult job for any security officer is to serve a President and that his own Chief Personal Security Officer deserves commendation for the excellent job of securing him and his family all these while.
The President also acknowledged the loyalty of other Security Officers and Personnel for the excellent work put in towards ensuring his safety and that of his family.
President Buhari, who spoke today, April 26, at the point of decorating his Chief Personnel Security Offer, Aliyu Abubakar Musa, with his new rank of Police Commissioner, said that he is very impressed by the officer’s “loyalty and for my personal security. Serving me is very difficult.”
The President commended the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba for the “correctness” of his decision to elevate the erstwhile Deputy Commissioner of Police to the full rank of a Commissioner, saying: “I am very pleased with his record.”
The President advised the newly promoted officer to always remember his training and to exhibit sensitivity while carrying out his duty in his new position.
The new Police Commissioner was decorated by the President and was assisted by the IGP, Usman Baba Alkali as well as his spouse, Hajiya Maryam Ibrahim. The event was witnessed by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, the family of the officer and some personal staff of the President.
In a short remark, the newly promoted officer thanked the President and the IGP for the promotion and assured the President of his total loyalty and full commitment to duty.