Today the 7th of April 2021, the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, decorated a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police. The event took place at the State House, Abuja.
President Buhari through the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, had on Tuesday, April 6, appointed Usman as the next police boss. He takes over from Mohammed Adamu.
Born in 1963, Baba, an alumnus of Bayero University, Kano, and the University of Maiduguri, joined the Nigeria Police Force in 1988. He is an indigene of Yobe state.