Adamu Mohammed

Nigeria: Governors’ forum endorses Adamu as AIG of Police

By Teslim Olawore

Adamu Mohammed
Adamu Mohammed

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has congratulated Adamu Mohammed, on his appointment as the Acting Inspector General of Police (I-G).

The Director General of the NGF Secretariat, Mr Asishana Okauru said this in a statement released to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday formally named Mohammed Adamu as the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has congratulated Adamu Mohammed, on his appointment as the Acting Inspector General of Police (I-G).

The Director General of the NGF Secretariat, Mr Asishana Okauru said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, made available to newsmen.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday formally named Mohammed Adamu as the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Buhari decorated Adamu with a new rank during his meeting with the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris and his successor at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NGF in a reaction to the appointment, described Mohammed as the most qualified person for the position, stressing that his appointment was well deserved.

The statement said: “The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat believes that the appointment is well deserved considering the personal accomplishments of the man.

“Mohammed would bring professionalism and true leadership to policing in the country.

“We can attest to his solid pedigree and rich experience.

“He is arguably the most qualified serving police officer in this time, to occupy the very sensitive office of the I-G.

“The NGF sincerely wishes that the new top cop will harness his experiences from previous offices, at home and abroad, with dexterity to curb crime, ensure peace in the entire country and once again propound the policing

principles that will lead Nigerians to believe that police, is their friend.

“Apart from heading police formations at most strategic levels in Nigeria, Mohammed had also risen to the apex of international policing in Lyon France.

“Mohammed has also risen to the apex of international policing in Lyon France, where he rose through the hierarchy of the organisation to be the Vice President of INTERPOL- a position he held for years with distinction,” it said.

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