Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has denied tenure elongation to the now former Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris by appointing the approval of Adamu Mohammed, a former commissioner of police in Enugu state, as acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The Acting IGP Adamu hails from Nasarawa state, he was a deputy commissioner of police in Ekiti state and had served at the Interpol before he rose to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).
His appointment will end the controversy surrounding the tenure elongation of Ibrahim Idris, the outgoing IGP.
There had been several insinuations on the plots to extend Idris’ tenure but the presidency has finally made his decisions clear.
Idris retirement was has a result of clocking his retirement age of 60 since he was born on January 15, 1959 and completing the mandatory 35 years in service.