BEVERLY HILLS, April 07, (THEWILL) – The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has been decorated with his new rank in the State House, Abuja by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
This followed the approval of Baba’s appointment as Acting IGP by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.
Present at the decoration ceremony that took at the Vice President Conference Hall were: the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, former IGP, Mohammed Adamu, Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji 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, Mr Laolu Akande.
Also present were the Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Mr Temitope Fashedemi.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, who disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said that the appointment was with immediate effect.
The Acting IGP replaced Mohammed Adamu whose tenure expired February 1, 2021, but President Buhari extended his tenure for three months.
Until his appointment, Baba was a Deputy Inspector-General, DIG of Police and will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the senate.