President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Mohammed Adamu because the performing Inspector General of Police.
This was disclosed on Tuesday after outgoing IGP, Ibrahim Idris, and Adamu met with the President contained in the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
After the assembly, Adamu thanked President Buhari for appointing him and promised to restrategise to successfully sort out kidnapping and different security challenges within the nation.
Mr Adamu’s appointment lastly brings to an finish the controversy surrounding the retirement of Mr Idris as there have been speculations that President Buhari may lengthen his tenure.
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The Force Public Relations Officer Jimoh Moshood additionally introduced Mr Adamu’s appointment in a press release after the assembly on the Presidential Villa.
According to him, President Buhari requested Mr Idris at hand over to Mr Adamu following his retirement from service on the age of 60.
The police spokesman stated, “The outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, NPM, mni deeply thank the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria for the alternative given to him to serve under his administration as Inspector General of Police.”
“He additionally sincerely expresses gratitude to all Nigerians throughout the nation for the cooperation and assist they accorded him and all the personnel of the Force throughout his tenure.
“He enjoined them to increase the identical stage of assist and help to his successor, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, mni,” he added.
Acting IGP Adamu hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and holds a bachelor’s diploma in Geography.
He enlisted into the police on February 1, 1986, as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.
The new police boss attended a number of Senior Officer Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Control and Management inside and out of doors Nigeria.
Before his appointment because the performing IGP, he was a Directing Staff on the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Plateau State.
He had additionally served as Commissioner of Police in Ekiti and Enugu States, in addition to Assistant Inspector General of Police in control of Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.