Breaking: Buhari appoints new Inspector-General of Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed DIG, Usman Alkali Baba of the new Inspector-General of Police to take over from Mohammed Adamu.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He noted that the extension of the IGP’s tenure by the president is to allow enough time to select a new police boss.

It will be recalled that President Buhari had in February 2020, extended the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu by three months.