NewsOne Nigeria reports that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of the Deputy Inspector-General (DIG), Usman Alkali Baba, as the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
This online news platform understands that the new IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, is to replace Muhammed Adamu, as the Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force.
Meanwhile, NewsOne Nigeria reports that DIG Usman Alkali Baba was recently promoted in December 2020 as Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID).
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this to State House correspondents on Tuesday.
According to the minister, the new IGP’s appointment was carefully made, after the president considered issues of professionalism, competence, and numerous years of service.
President Buhari urged DIG Usman Alkali Baba to among other things ensure that policing reform policies are fully prioritized to engender peace across the country.