Do you know who has been approved as a new Police Acting Inspector-General by President M. Buhari? Read this article to know more!
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Ibrahim Idris as a new Accting Inspector-General of Police. Mr Femi Adesina , the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, made this announcement in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday.
According to the statement, the new acting Inspector-General, who comes from Kutigi, Lavun, Niger state, was born on Jan. 15, 1959. Idris became a member of Nigerian Police in 1984, after he graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture. He also holds a degree in Law from the University of Maiduguri.
Idris has been serving in various commands and formations in the Nigerian Police, working in the Police Mobile Force for 17 years as Unit Commander, Squadron Commander, and Commandant.
He also has been a Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa and Kano states and was also the Commissioner of Police in charge of Police Mobile Force at the Force Headquarters.
He has served at the United Nations Mission in Liberia and East Timor and was awarded “Medal of Merit” by the President of the Republic of East Timor in recognition of his service.
The statement of Adesina claimed that Ibrahim Idris, who has been in charge of Operations at the Force Headquarters before his appointment as the acting IGP, will act in that capacity pending his confirmation.
Let’s hope that Ibrahim Idris will serve good for his country!
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