President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of police.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this to State House correspondents on Tuesday.
According to the minister, Baba’s appointment was carefully made, after the president considered issues of professionalism, competence, and numerous years of service.
He immediately replaces Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.
The newly appointed acting inspector general of police hails from Yobe state.