Acting IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu assumes office.

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu has taken over from the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris who retired on Tuesday 15th January, 2019 after he was decorated by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari.

The new Acting Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu has immediately assumed duty.
Meanwhile, former Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris retired on Tuesday 15th January, 2019 from service of the Nigeria Police Force at the age of Sixty (60) Years.

The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria has consequently directed that the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris to hand over to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu as the Acting Inspector General of Police.

A statement by Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, FPRO said the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris deeply thank the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria for the opportunity given to him to serve under his administration as Inspector General of Police.
He also sincerely expresses gratitude to all Nigerians across the Country for the cooperation and support they accorded him and the entire personnel of the Force during his tenure.
He enjoined them to extend the same level of support and assistance to his successor, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and a holder of BSc. Geography.
He enlisted into the Force on 1st February, 1986 as Cadet Assistant Inspector General of Police.

Ag. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu is a versatile and seasoned Police Officer, a professional per excellence.
He attended several Senior Officer Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Control and Management within and outside Nigeria.
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.

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