April 13, 2021
  • April 13, 2021
Osinbajo and new IGP

VP Osinbajo decorates newly appointed acting IGP, Baba

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday decorated the newly appointed acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba at the state house, Abuja.

The Vice President was assisted in decorating the acting Inspector-General of Police by the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi.

It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari through Dingyadi, had on Tuesday announced the appointment of Baba to succeed Mohammed Adamu, who was at the time of the announcement was on tour of Imo State police command.

Adamu had visited the state following attacks on the Imo State Police Command headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Prison.

President Buhari is currently in London for a medical check-up and is expected back in the country next week.

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The immediate past IGP, Adamu, whose tenure ended in February after completion of his mandatory 35 years of service, got a three-month extension by the President but he had only spent about two months out of the three-month extension when he was replaced.

Born in 1963, Baba, an alumnus of Bayero University, Kano, and the University of Maiduguri, joined the Nigeria Police Force in 1988.

He holds a Teacher’s Grade II Certificate (TC II) from Teachers College, Potiskum, Yobe State in 1980.

He obtained a degree in Political Science from Bayero University, Kano in 1985.

The Acting IGP also has a Masters in Public Administration obtained from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State in 1997.

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