Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has officially appointed Mohammed Adamu as the new Inspector General of Police, IGP.
Buhari decorated Adamu with his new rank on Tuesday at Aso Rock, Abuja.
After the meeting, Adamu thanked President Buhari for his appointment and promised to restrategise to effectively tackle kidnapping and other security challenges in the country.
The outgoing police boss took over from former IGP Solomon Arase in March 2016 following his appointment by the President.
Mr Mohammed’s appointment finally brings to an end to the controversy surrounding the retirement of Mr Idris as there were speculations that President Buhari might extend his tenure.