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Buhari congratulates new Acting IGP Ibrahim Idris as Arase bows out

By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA – President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Ibrahim Idris as the new Inspector General of Police, IGP to replace retired Solomon Arase.

President Buhari with outgoing Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase congratulate new Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Kpotun Idris at State House
President Buhari with outgoing Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase congratulate new Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Kpotun Idris at State House

A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina said Idris would remain in acting capacity until confirmed by the Police Service Commission.

The statement also gave a brief profile of the new helmsman as follows:

“The Acting Inspector-General, who hails from Kutigi, Lavun in Niger State, was born on 15th of January 1959.

“Idris enlisted into the Nigerian Police Force in 1984, after graduating from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria with a Bachelors degree in Agriculture. He also holds a degree in Law from the University of Maiduguri.


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