The Presidency has appointed DIG Usman Akali Baba as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
President Muhammadu Buhari announced DIG Baba as acting IGP on Tuesday.
According to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, the appointment takes immediate effect.
Dingyadi disclosed the new appointment to State House Correspondents on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for three months.
Adamu has spent two months and three days for the extension.