UPDATED: VP Osinbajo Decorates New Acting IGP
Deji Adebayo, Abuja
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has today decorated the new acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, with his new rank at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
This following the approval of his appointment as acting IGP by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. And announced by the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi.
The Acting IGP will be replacing Mr. Mohammed Adamu whose tenure expired February 1, 2021, but was extended for three months by President Buhari.
Until his appointment, Mr. Usman Alkali Baba was a Deputy Inspector-General, DIG of Police and will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the senate.
Present at the decoration ceremony taking place at Vice President Conference Hall are: the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, former IGP, Mohammed Adamu, Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, and his colleague in the office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande.
Also present is the Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Mr Temitope Fashedemi.