Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
Below are six things you should know!
- Alkali Baba was born in Giedam, Yobe State on 1st of March 1963
- He bagged a BA (ED) in Political Science from Bayero University, Kano, in 1985
- He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from University of Maiduguri, in 1997
- He’s a fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police
- The Yobe born Police Officer has held several strategic positions in the past including: Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zone-5 Benin, Zone-4 Makurdi, Zone-7 Abuja, Commissioner of Police FCT and Delta Commands.
- He has also held the position of the Force Secretary
Thekokospot understands that Baba will replace Mohammed Adamu whose tenure was extended by three months in February.
Until his appointment, Baba was a deputy inspector-general of police.