BREAKING: Nigeria set to name AIG Idris as new Police Chief

IGP Solomon Arase
Nigeria’s Police Chief, Solomon Arase, going on retirement

Baring last minute change of mind, the Presidency is set to name an  Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Ibrahim K. Idris as the new Police Chief.

Online gathered that  President Muhammadu Buhari, picked AIG Idris from the list of three nominees forwarded to him.

This follows the retirement of the outgoing Police Chief, Solomon Arase, who was appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2015.

Arase was born in June 21, 1956 and thus, clocks 60 years today, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 and due for retirement.

AIG Idris, who will be appointed in acting capacity pending confirmation is at the Force Headquarters.

He was appointed AIG in August, 2015, and moved to Force Headquarters from Nasarawa state where he was Commissioner of Police.

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