President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of police.
He immediately replaces Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.
Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this to State House correspondents on Tuesday in Abuja.
The president had on the 4th of February, extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police for three months out of which the erstwhile police boss spent two months and three days.
IGP Adamu is currently on official trip to Imo state for the on the spot assessment of the attacks on Police Headquarters and Correctional Services building in Owerri by unidentified persons.