The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo Decorates The New Acting Inspector General Of Police, Usman Alkali Baba
The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, today, Wednesday 7 April 2021, decorated the new Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba. The event took place at Vice President Conference Hall, the State House in Abuja.
The occasion was witnessed by 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 counterpart in the office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande. The Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar was also present.
Buhari, through Dingyadi, yesterday, approved the appointment of Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. He replaced Adamu whose tenure expired on 1 February 2021, but President Buhari extended it 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.