The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has retired from service of Nigeria Police at the age of sixty (60), Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Consequently, President Buhari appointed AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,mni as the Acting Inspector General of Police in Ibrahim stead.
This was contained in a press statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, on Tuesday.
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“The outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, NPM, mni deeply thanks the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria for the opportunity given to him to serve under his administration as Inspector General of Police. He also sincerely expresses gratitude to all Nigerians across the Country for the cooperation and support they accorded him and the entire personnel of the Force during his tenure. He enjoined them to extend the same level of support and assistance to his successor, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,mni.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,mni hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and a holder of BSc. Geography. He enlisted into the Force on 1st February 1986 as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.
“Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,mni is a versatile and seasoned Police Officer, a professional per excellence. He attended several Senior Officer Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Control and Management within and outside Nigeria. Before his appointment as the Acting Inspector General of Police, he was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Plateau State. He was Commissioner of Police in Ekiti and Enugu States and also Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.”