President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police.
According to the Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, Adamu’s appointment was confirmed at the Police Council Meeting holding at the State House.
The meeting was presided over by Buhari.
“The Police Council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari today, confirmed Mohammed Adamu as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP).”
Adamu was appointed as acting IGP in January following the retirement of former IG Ibrahim Idris who clocked the mandatory 35 years in service.
The IGP hails from Lafia in Nasarawa State. He was brought from the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS.
He was Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State; Commissioner of Police, Enugu State and has also served at Interpol and FCIID, Alagbon for some years before he was promoted to the rank of AIG where he was elevated to become acting IGP.
JUST IN: The Police Council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari today, confirmed Mohammed Adamu as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP). pic.twitter.com/5nPDC4CnEY
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) May 23, 2019