Following the retirement of Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Solomon Arase, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new police boss. He is Ibrahim Idris, an assistant inspector of police from Niger State.
Mr. Idris is being decorated by the president at the Presidential Villa in Aso Rock on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
“AIG Ibrahim Idris is in the Aso Presidential Villa right now being decorated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro, is among top officers present at the occasion,” a source close to the police high command told News Express.
Idris was until his appointment, in charge of federal operations.
Solomon Arase retires after his mandatory 35 year service in the Nigeria Police Force.