President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this to State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday.
Dingyadi noted that the issues of professionalism, competence and years of service were considered before the appointment.
Baba is taking over from Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure Buhari extended for three months on February 4.
Adamu has only spent 2 months and 3 days.