Adamu saluating President Buhari while Idris watches in admiration
Adamu salauting President Buhari while Idris watches

AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to succeed Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as Inspector General of Police(IGP).

Adamu whose appointment is in acting capacity has been decorated today by President Buhari, and the erstwhile IG, Idris Abubakar at Aso Rock Villa in Abuja.

Idris expressed his profound gratitude to the president who appointed him in 2016, and encouraged Nigerians to give his successor all the necessary support he requires.

Officially, Idris has retired today after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60 years. 

AIG Abubakar Adamu, a graduate of Geography, prior to his appointment as Inspector General  was the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.