AIG Abubakar Adamu is the new IGP

AIG Abubakar Adamu is the new Inspector General of Police (IGP). The Nasarawa born acting IGP who was the head of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), will be replacing Ibrahim Idris, who has attained the statutory retirement of 60 in the force.

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AIG Abubakar Adamu who was a former Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP) in Ekiti State, has served with the United Nations and INTERPOL.

His appointment came after many Nigerians kicked the against an alleged move by President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the outgoing IGP, basing their allegations on the notion that there are plans to use Idris’s influence to manipulate the presidential election scheduled for February 2019.


  1. Congrats to him. Just hope he won’t allow politicians to use him as they did the outgoing IGP. It would have been a major blow to Buhari if he had extended the outgoing IGP’s tenure.

  2. Congratulations to AIG Adamu on his appointment has the new acting IGP of police, hope CUPP, PDP and their cohorts will now stop ranting that PMB wanted to use Ibrahim Idris to rig February Elections, they forget to know that any IGP appointed by Mr. President will always be answerable to Mr. President’s order.

  3. Congratulations to your new appointment I pray you work harder than your successor I wish you safe journey on your new challenge in life

  4. Pray he perform well in his new post as a IGP.there are more task ahead especially during the 2019 February election, please more presidential election should be conduct well.

  5. Of what us is it, was he not the one in Ekiti during the elections, if yes so what’s the diffrence6

  6. Congrat sir please make the police force a better one mostly thus money they collect anoys me a lot make the police force to have a good reputation and standard in Nigeria cause they are far from it

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