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Breaking: PMB Confirms Adamu Substantive IGP

Mr. Kayode Fayemi, the newly elected chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), made the decision known to the public while addressing State House correspondents.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the appointment of Mohammed Adamu as Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police.

The confirmation of the new IG take place on Thursday during the meeting of the Nigeria Police Council, headed by Mr Buhari, at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

Mr. Kayode Fayemi, the newly elected chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), made the decision known to the public while addressing State House correspondents.

“Police Council met this afternoon, presided by the chairman President Muhammadu Buhari. The Council looked at the records of the acting IGP who has been in the saddle since 15 of January 2019.

“A cross-section of members felt that given his passionate commitment, professionalism and extensive experience, locally and internationally, his interim appointment as acting Inspector General of Police was approved and confirmed as permanent appointment by the Police Council, in accordance with the provision of the constitution of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria,” Mr Fayemi said.

The new police IG, Mr Mohammed Adamu took over office from ex-IG, Ibrahim Idris, whose tenure of stay elapsed on age grounds, in January 2019.

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