Due to the leaving of office of the nineteenth Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, President Muhammadu Buhari has choosed an Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, to act in interim capacity.
Mr. Idris leave office today, fifteenth January, 2019 from service of the Nigeria Police Force after attaining the 60 years age.
“The Acting IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and a holder of BSc. Geography. He enlisted into the Force on 1st February, 1986 as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.”
“Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, is a versatile and seasoned Police Officer, a professional per excellence.”
He went to a few Senior Officer Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Control & Management inside & outside the country.
Before his arrangement as the Acting Inspector General of Police, he was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Plateau State.
He was also a Commissioner of Police in Ekiti & Enugu States & furthermore Assistant Inspector General of Police accountable for Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.
An announcement by Force PRO, Jimoh Moshood (Ag. DCP), said the leaving IGP Idris, “deeply thank the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria for the opportunity given to him to serve under his administration as Inspector General of Police.”
“He also sincerely expresses gratitude to all Nigerians across the Country for the cooperation and support they accorded him and the entire personnel of the Force during his tenure.”
“He enjoins them to extend the same level of support and assistance to his successor, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.”