Just In: Acting Police IG , Adamu Mohammed Confirmed
The Council of State today confirmed the Acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed as the substantive new Inspector General of police.
His confirmation was announced at the Police Council meeting today which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He was appointed in the acting capacity on January 15, succeeding the former IGP, Ibrahim Idris.
The new IGP hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography.
He enlisted into the police on February 1, 1986, as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.
The new police boss attended several Senior Officer Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Control and Management within and outside Nigeria.
Before his appointment as the acting IGP, he was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Plateau State.
He had also served as Commissioner of Police in Ekiti and Enugu States, as well as Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.