AIG Abubakar Adamu is the new IGP
AIG Abubakar Adamu is the new Inspector General of Police (IGP). The Nasarawa born acting IGP who was the head of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), will be replacing Ibrahim Idris, who has attained the statutory retirement of 60 in the force.
AIG Abubakar Adamu who was a former Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP) in Ekiti State, has served with the United Nations and INTERPOL.
His appointment came after many Nigerians kicked the against an alleged move by President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the outgoing IGP, basing their allegations on the notion that there are plans to use Idris’s influence to manipulate the presidential election scheduled for February 2019.