Buhari appoints another Northerner as Inspector-General of Police

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, Usman Alkali Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP.

Mr Alkali, a Deputy Inspector-General, was appointed on Tuesday. He replaces Mohammed Adamu for the police top job.

Recall that Baba was promoted by the outgoing IGP in 2020 as acting DIG, Finance and Administration.

Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), fdc holds a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) and a BA (ED) in Political Science. A fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Alkali has attended several professional courses/workshops. The Yobe born Police Officer has held several strategic positions in the past.

These include: Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zone-5 Benin, Zone-4 Makurdi, Zone-7 Abuja, Commissioner of Police FCT and Delta Commands amongst others.