By Tabora Bojang
Over two hundred personnel of the Gambia Police Force have been promoted.
The Inspector General of the Gambia Police Force Mamour Jobe approved the nationwide promotion during his recently concluded countrywide tour around all police regions of The Gambia.
The officers were elevated to various ranks from corporal, sergeant, sub inspectors and inspectors respectively.
The Inspector General Mamour Jobe saluted officers for their hard work and devotion to nation services.
He assured them of his management and government’s continuous support for better working conditions and services, adding that the move is geared towards improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Police service delivery at all regions.
The tour that ended in Banjul aimed to give opportunities to police officers nationwide to directly express their concerns to the IGP and General police high command.
Various concerns ranging from accommodation, mobility to conditions of services, amongst others were raised at the regions.
The IGP in an instant intervention, immediately provided most of the concerns resulting in the promotion, which comes just weeks after the promotion and decoration of 51 senior police officers to various ranks.
According to ASP Lamin Njie, the police high also supplied motor bikes, mattresses, solar panels and office furniture during the tour to various police posts across the country.
He disclosed that the Mansakonko camp is also set to undergo complete renovations as part of the ongoing police reforms.