MD Abubakar Retires, Jonathan Appoints Abba Acting IG

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of AIG
Suleiman Abba as acting Inspector-General of Police.

AIG Abba, currently the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of
Zone 7, comprising Abuja, Kaduna and Niger states, replaces the incumbent
Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, who proceeds on
statutory retirement today having completed 35 years in service.

The incoming Inspector-General, a lawyer, hails from Jigawa State and is an
alumnus of the Nigerian Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies.
Positions previously held by him in the Police include Assistant
Commissioner of Police in charge of the Criminal Investigation Department,
FCT Command, Deputy Force Secretary and Commissioner of Police, Rivers
State.
His appointment is with effect from Friday, August 1, 2014