Past & Acting Inspector General of Police IGP (Nigeria)

Past & Acting  Inspector General of Police IGP (Nigeria)

It has come to our understamding that most people don’t follow trend on the past and present Inspector General of Police, abbreviated as IGP. Most of us are still thinking the present  Inspector General of Police is Solomon Arase.. please the present  Inspector General of Police IGP is Ibrahim Idris Kpotum not longer Solomon Arase.

For those who doesn’t know , The Inspector General of Police, shortened as IGP is the head of the Nigeria Police Force. Any body occuping this rank is the most senior officer in the police service. The ever first Inspector General of Police in Nigeria is Louis Edet who served from 1964 – 1966 before Kam Salem came in as a successor. Once the seat is vacent the next worthy serving officer is often recommended by the Nigeria Police Council to the President of Nigeria, who will send the name to the Senate for confirmation.

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On June 21 2016, the present President of Nigeria , Muhammadu Buhari appointed Ibrahim Kpotum Idris as the acting Inspector General of Police (IG). This appointment was made following a comfirmation by Nigerian Police Council.

Past And Present Inspector General of Police IGP (Nigeria)

By the way, the acting Inspector General of Police is Suleiman Abba. He took the wheel after the retiement of Solomon Arase who served from 2015-2016.

⇔Louis Edet (Served From 1964 – 1966)
⇔Kam Salem (Served From 1966 – 1974)
⇔Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu (Served From1975 – 1979)
⇔Adamu Suleiman (Served From 1979 – 1981)
⇔Sunday Adewusi (Served From 1981 – 1983
⇔Etim Inyang (Served From 1985 – 1986)
⇔Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta (Served From 1986 – 1990)
⇔Aliyu Attah (Served From 1990 – 1993)
⇔Ibrahim Coomassie (Served From 1993 – 1999)
⇔Musiliu Smith (Served From 1999 – 2002)
⇔Mustafa Adebayo Balogun (Served From 2002 – 2005)
⇔Sunday Ehindero (Served From 2005 – 2007)
⇔Mike Mbama Okiro (Served From 2007 – 2009)
⇔Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo (Served From 2009 – 2010)
⇔Hafiz Ringim (Served From 2010 – 2012)
⇔Mohammed Dikko Abubakar (Served From 2012 – 2014)
⇔Suleiman Abba (Served From 2014 – 2015)
⇔Solomon Arase (Served From 2015-2016)
⇔Ibrahim Idris Kpotum (Acting Inspector General of Police IGP)

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