Usman Alkali Baba has been confirmed as Inspector General of Police (IGP) by the Police Council.
Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, Minister of Police Affairs, announced the confirmation at the end of a meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Dagyadi said Baba’s appointment as IGP was unanimous due to his track record.
Minister Buhari said he was directed by Buhari to ensure the minimum amount of insecurity is maintained.
Baba had been named acting Inspector General of Police by the President on April 6.
Baba was Deputy Inspector General of Police before he was promoted.