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Africa News of Tuesday, 6 April 2021


Nigeria president appoints new police chief amid rising insecurity

Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, Usman Alkali Baba has been appointed as the acting Inspector-General of Police by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi to journalists in the State House in Abuja. He said the appointment was with immediate effect.

He said that the issues of professionalism, competence, and years of service were considered before the appointment, reports.

Recall that President Buhari had on February 4, extended the tenure of IGP Mohammed Adamu for three months. Adamu has spent two months and three days.

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