Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decorated Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday approved the appointment of Alkali’s as the Acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect.
The decoration ceremony took place at the Vice President Conference Hall at the State House in Abuja on Wednesday.
Until his appointment, he was a Deputy Inspector-General, of Police and will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the senate.
The Acting IGP replaces Mohammed Adamu whose tenure expired February 1, 2021, but was extended for three months by President Buhari.