Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has on Wednesday, April 7, decorated the newly appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba who was announced yesterday and takes over from the recently removed Mohammad Adamu.
The coronation took place yesterday at the Aso Villa in Abuja. Usman Alkali Baba was announced yesterday on the order of The President, through the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, Tuesday, April 6.
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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in London on a medical check-up, puts the VP, Yemi Osinbajo in place to do the decoration and coronation of Alkali. He was charged by the VP to immediately get to work and secure the country with the rising level of insecurity across the country.
The former IGP Mohammad Adamu, whose tenure ended in February after completion of his mandatory 35 years of service, got a three-month extension by the President but he had only spent about two months out of the three-month extension when he was replaced.
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Born in 1963, Baba, an alumnus of Bayero University, Kano, and the University of Maiduguri, joined the Nigeria Police Force in 1988.
He holds a Teacher’s Grade II Certificate (TC II) from Teachers College, Potiskum, Yobe State in 1980.
He obtained a degree in Political Science from Bayero University, Kano in 1985.
The Acting IGP also has a Masters in Public Administration obtained from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State in 1997.
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