DIG Baba appointed as acting IGP


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

The deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Usman Baba Alkali has been appointed as the acting Inspector General of Police.

This was announced in Abuja today by the Minister of Police Affairs Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi.

Dingyadi said that, “President Muhammadu Buhari has given the appointment of the acting Inspector General of Police to Usman Baba Alkali with immediate effect”

The acting IGP will take over from Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure was extended for three months on February 4, this year by the President and has spent only two months out of the three months extension.

He was born on 1st March, 1963 in Gaidam, Yobe State. He enlisted in the Nigeria Police on 15th March, 1988.

He was until his appointment a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Force Headquarters.
He holds a Teacher’s Grade II Certificate (TC II) from Teachers College, Potiskum, Yobe State in 1980.

He obtained a BA (ED) Political Science from Bayero University, Kano in 1985.

He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) obtained from University of Maiduguri, Borno State in 1997.

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