Amidst calls from most Nigerians to replace the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally put to effect the demand to replace the IGP.

President Buhari has appointed AIG Abubakar Adamu as the Acting Inspector General of Police.

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It was learnt that the outgoing IGP Idris, having served for 35 years, will be clocking 60 years on Tuesday (Jan.15).


According to the statutory retirement age, it states that every officer who has reached the age of 60 in force and has served for 35 years has attained the statutory retirement as required by the civil service rule.


It was gathered that the IGP, on Monday, paid a final visit to the President.


A source close to the Presidency disclosed that the President is yet to release an official statement announcing the replacement of IGP Idris, however he said that the announcement will be made today (Tuesday).


Meanwhile, the incoming IGP, Abubakar has served with the United Nations and INTERPOL.


The Nasarawa- born police chief was also a former Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in Ekiti State.

The post Breaking: Finally Buhari Replaces Ibrahim Idris, Appoints AIG Abubakar Adamu As New IGP appeared first on Happenings In Nigeria.

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