Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has assumed duties on Wednesday, April 7, as the 21st indigenous Inspector General of Police, Frank Mba, a Commissioner of Police and Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, said in a statement in Abuja.
He takes over from Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, who retired after 35years of service to the nation in a brief handing/taking over ceremony at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, which was climaxed with the symbolic handover of the Nigeria Police flag. Baba was appointed by the President Muhammadu Buhari, on April 6.
The new IGP, who thanked the President for the opportunity given him to serve the nation and humanity, pledged to harness all human and material resources of the Force towards improving security, safety, law and order in the country.
A fellow of the National Defence College, hails from Geidam in Yobe State, Baba was commissioned into the Nigeria Police Force on March 15, 1988 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police at the Nigeria Police Academy (Annex), Kaduna. He holds a Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
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