Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has today decorated Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police, IGP.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, had yesterday disclosed Alkali Baba’s appointment as Acting Inspector General of Police, by President Muhammadu Buhari, which takes immediate effect.
Baba replaces Mohammed Adamu whose tenure expired on February 1, 2021, but which was extended for three months.
Mr. Usman Alkali Baba who was, until his appointment, a Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, of Police will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the senate.
Present at the decoration ceremony were the former IGP, Mohammed Adamu, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu and his colleague in the office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Mr. Temitope Fashedemi.