President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Mohammed Adamu as the acting Inspector General of Police,after outgoing IGP, Ibrahim Idris, and Adamu met with the President inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
After the his decoration, IGP Adamu thanked President Buhari for appointing him and promised to effectively tackle kidnapping and other security challenges in the country.
Mr Adamu’s appointment finally ends the controversy surrounding the retirement of Mr Idris as there were speculations that President Buhari might extend his tenure.
AIG Abubakar Adamu hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and holds a BSc in Geography.
He enlisted into the Force on 1 February, 1986 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police
Before his appointment as the Acting Inspector General of Police, he was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Plateau State.
He was Commissioner of Police in Ekiti and Enugu States and also Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.