Council of State confirms IGP's appointment
The Council of State presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Mr. Sulaiman Aba, as the substantive Inspector-General of Police. The Council had in attendance, former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Shehu Shagari, former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, and former Head of Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan.
Also at the meeting were the Senate President, David Mark, former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, Mohammadu Uwais, National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke. The governors at the meeting when it commenced were Abia, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Niger, Cross Rivers, Kogi, and Ebonyi. Katsina Deputy Governor also attended the meeting.â€Ž
It could be recalled that Jonathan had earlier named Aba the acting IGP following the retirement of his predecessor, Mr. Muhammed Abubakar.