At the age of 41, Abba Kyari is arguably the youngest highest ranking police officer in Nigeria.
In his promotion letter dated December 16, the Police Service Commission said Mr. Kyari was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police for his hardwork, discipline and dedication to duty.
In a Facebook post on Thursday, the elated police officer wrote: “Glory be to Almighty God and sincere apprecition to IGP Ibrahim Idris, the Police Service Commission, my family, friends and well-wishers.
“I have been Promoted to the prestigious rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police based on IGP’s recommendation for Gallantry, Exceptional and Superlative Performance.
“At 41 years, I am the youngest Assistant Commissioner of police in Nigeria today. Please join me to celebrate this great moment.”