Profile And Biography Of New Acting-IGP Usman Alkali Baba

#Usman Alkali Baba…Following from the killing of eight people in Adani, Enugu State by unknown gunmen and the massacre of a Methodist priest and 17 others in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by rampaging herdsmen, to the Imo attacks over the weekend – which saw people attacking Police armoury at the State Headquarters and the release of over 1840 inmates from the Owerri Prison. Usman Alkali Baba

The Deputy Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba (PSC+) was earlier today announced by the Federal Government of Nigeria to replace the current Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu with immediate effect. Many Nigerians have been lamenting the insecurity in the country under President Muhammadu Buhari and his recent just removed Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu.
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The removal of Mohammed Adamu and the appointment of the new Acting Inspector-General of Police was made by the Minister of Police Affairs Maigari Dangyadi, today April 6th 2021.
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New Acting-IGP isn’t particularly a new face on the Nigerian political scene nor to the system. He has been on the force for over 30-years. Below is the former DIG Usman Alkali Baba’s profile, read on;

  1. DIG Usman Alkali was born in 1963, Yobe State.
  2. Usman Alkali Baba is a graduate of Political Science, from Bayero University Kano State, {BUK}.
  3. He joined the Nigerian Police Force in 1988, where he started of as Assistant Supretendant {ASP}
  4. He gained his master’s degree from the University of Maiduguri UNIMAID, in Public Administration, {MPA}
  5. Before his recent appointment, he was the head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID),
  6. Usman Alkali Baba is a fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
  7. He held the position of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police wey go dey in-charge of Zone-5 Benin, Zone-4 Makurdi, Zone-7 Abuja at different times during his 33-years career in the Nigerian police force
  8. He was once the Commissioner of Police Delta State {2013} and Abuja {2017}.
  9. Before his new appointment, he was the DIG in charge of the Department of Operations and Finance and Administration
  10. He is a member of the International Association of Police and a fellow of the International War College
  11. He was formerly the Deputy Commissioner, Administration in Kaduna State, Deputy Commissioner in Abuja {FCT}, for Investigation was also in the staff college as a directing staff.
  12. He was also in Ilorin as an Area Commander, the second-in-command in Ebonyi, as  Assistant Commissioner, CID in Kaduna, and
  13. DIG Usman Alkali Baba was also once a DPO (Divisional Police Officer) in various places like Yola, Gombe, Kaduna, and Jos
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The newly appointed IGP is married and blessed with kids.

 

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