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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

BREAKING: Buhari Removes IGP Ibrahim Idris, Appoints Adamu As Acting IGP



Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Abubakar Adamu Mohammed Lafia has been named as the acting Inspector-General of Police (IG).

Adamu’s appointment reportedly got the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari, who met with IG Ibrahim Idris, who is expected to bow out of service today after attaining the retirement age of 60.

The appointment came following opposition from some quarters against possible tenure extension for IG Idris, who has also attained the statutory 35 years in service.

Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, a former Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, as Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP). He Hail From Lafiya – Nasarawa State.

The new IGP before his appointment, was serving at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, near Jos.

Acting IGP Mohammed, who hails from Nasarawa State, was “transferred out of relevance”.

Mohammed was a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Ekiti State and had served at the Interpol before he rose to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).

His appointment will douse the tension surrounding the tenure elongation of Ibrahim Idris, outgoing IGP.

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