The Nigeria presidency has approved the appointment of the Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, Usman Alkali Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP.
According to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, the appointment takes immediate effect.
Until his promotion, DIG. USMAN ALKALI BABA psc(+), fdc was the Department headed of Nigeria Police Force Criminal InvestigationDepartment (FCID).
Dingyadi disclosed the new appointment to State House Correspondents on Tuesday at the Presidential villa, Abuja.
He replaces Mohammed Adamu whose expired tenure was extended recently.
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.