The Federal Government introduced that IGP Usman Alkali Baba assumed obligation as the brand new Inspector General of Police on Wednesday.
The FG disclosed this in a press release on Wednesday night, citing that he’s taking up from IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, NPM, who retired after 35 years of meritorious service to the nation.
What the FG is saying
“The handing/taking up of management between the previous and new Police Chiefs was held in a short however vibrant ceremony on the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The occasion was climaxed with the symbolic handover of the Nigeria Police flag.
The new IGP, who’s the twenty first indigenous Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, NPM, psc (+), fdc, a fellow of the National Defence College, hails from Geidam in Yobe State. He was commissioned into the Nigeria Police Force on fifteenth March 1988 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.
He holds a Masters diploma in Public Administration (MPA) and a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Political Science.
The FG additionally disclosed that the brand new IGP believes within the provision of motivational and credible management pushed by professionalism and strategic planning, all directed at stabilizing inner safety and modernizing police operations throughout the framework of residents’ consent, belief, and the rule of legislation.
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