President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police with immediate effect.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Mr Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi, announced this on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, while briefing State House correspondents.
President Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mr Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for three months.
DIG Baba’s appointment is subject to the approval of the Council of State meeting expected to be convened soon.
Until his appointment, Mr Baba was in charge of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Force Headquarters, Abuja.