President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the Deputy Inspector-General (DIG), Usman Alkali Baba, as the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), with immediate effect.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this on Tuesday at the presidential villa, Abuja.
Usman Alkali Baba, was a former Force Secretary.
Born on 1st March, 1963 on Gaidam, Yobe State, the Acting IGP enlisted in the Nigeri Police on 15th March, 1988.
He was until his appointment a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Force Headquarters.
He holds a Teacher’s Grade II Certificate (TC II) from Teachers College, Potiskum, Yobe State in 1980.
He obtained a BA (ED) Political Science from Bayero University, Kano in 1985.
The Acting IGP also has a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) obtained from University of Maiduguri, Borno State in 1997.
Persecondnews recalls that Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu, as the Inspector General of Police for three months.