Usman Alkali Baba replaces Mohammed Abubakar Adamu as the new Inspector-General of Police in acting capacity

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President Muhammadu Buhari appoints Usman Alkali Baba as the new Inspector-General of Police, in acting capacity. He immediately replaces Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.

Here are few things to know about the acting IGP the Nigerian Police Usman Alkali Baba: Usman Alkali was born on 1st March, 1963. He hails from Geidam in Yobe State and has had meritorious years in the force.

Former IGP Mohammed Adamu was sacked yesterday while on operational visit to Imo State, has only spent about two months out of the three-month extension.

The new IGP Usman Alkali Baba immediate task is to manage the rising insecurity in the North East and North West regions.