Breaking! Buhari Elongates IGP Adamu’s Tenure By Three Months


By Abiola Olawale 

President Muhammadu Buhari has elongated the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu by three months.

Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, announced the extension while speaking with journalists in Abuja, Thursday.

According to him, the extension was necessary to allow for proper selection of a successor to replace Adamu.

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Following the expiration of the service year of Adamu on Monday, speculations have been made on when he will step down and hand over to the next IGP.

The New Diplomat reported that the Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba had on Tuesday dismissed reports Adamu has bowed out of the force as he said he was still the IGP.

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Mba confirmed this while speaking with newsmen. He said he is not aware of the viral news. In his words, “I am not aware of it.”

It would be recalled that Adamu who joined the police force on February 1, 1986, reached the mandatory 35 years in service on Monday. He became Nigeria’s 20th IGP on January 15, 2019.

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