The Police Council has confirmed the appointment of Alkali Baba because the substantive Inspector General Of Police (IGP).
President Muhammadu Buhari in April, requested Alkali to take over the workplace of the IGP with quick impact, in performing capability.
Until his appointment, Alkali was the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Force Headquarters.
He is nonetheless up for retirement in March 2023 based mostly on enlistment and age.
Alkali was born on March 1, 1963 (at present 58 years previous), in Geidam, Yobe state and was enlisted within the Nigeria Police Force on March 15, 1988.
A examine on the brand new police regulation signed by President Buhari in September 2020 mandated that solely an officer with a minimum of 4 extra service years’ grace might be appointed as IG.
“The person appointed to the office of the Inspector-General of Police shall hold office for four years,” Section 7 (Part 6) of Act learn.