Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has on Wednesday, decorated Usman Alkali Baba, with the rank of Inspector-General of Police, IGP, in an Acting capacity, Page 36 learnt.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police, if you recall.
The appointment which was announced by the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, took immediate effect.
The Acting IGP replaces Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure expired on February 1, 2021, but had it extended by the President for 3 months.
Until his appointment, Baba was a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, DIG.
In attendance at the decoration ceremony which took place at the Vice President’s Conference Hall, are 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, 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.
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