President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, Usman Alkali Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, after the alleged sacking of Mohammed Adamu.
According to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, the appointment takes immediate effect.
The news of the appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as acting IGP, comes after the former IGP Mohammed Adamu was sacked while on an operational visit to Imo State.
Buhari had on February 4, 2021 extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for three months.
Adamu has spent two months and three days for the extension, before this news.
The new IGP Usman Alkali Baba immediate task is to manage the rising insecurity in the North East and North West regions.