Baba decorated as new IGP by Osinbajo in Abuja

By Wisdom Deji-Folutile

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decorated Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police.

The decoration ceremony held at the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday.

Those present at the event include the former IGP, Mohammed Adamu; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, and media aide to the Vice President, Laolu Akande.

Also present was the Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday approved the appointment of Baba as Acting Inspector-General of Police.

Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed the announcement to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, saying it was with immediate effect.

Until his appointment, Baba was a Deputy Inspector-General of Police.
He will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.
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