Alkali decorated as as new IGP by Osinbajo

By our reporter| Newly appointed Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba was on Wednesday decorated by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Baba.

The decoration ceremony took place at Vice President Conference Hall at the State House in Abuja.

Those present at the event include the former IGP, Mohammed Adamu; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Police Affairs, 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, Laolu Akande.

Also present is the Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs.

Alkali Baba was on Tuesday appointed acting IGP by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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According to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, the appointment is with immediate effect.

Baba replaced Mohammed Adamu whose tenure expired February 1, 2021, but President Buhari extended his tenure for three months.

Until his appointment, Usman Alkali Baba was a Deputy Inspector-General, DIG of Police, and will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the Senate.

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