President Muhammadu Buhari decorated the new Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammad Abubakar Adamu with his rank on Tuesday.
Adamu is from Lafia, Nasarawa State and hold Bachelor Degree of Science in Geography.
The Acting IGP joined the force on February 1, 1986 as Cadet Assistant Inspector.
Over the years, he had attended several Senior Officer Courses on Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Control and Management within and outside Nigeria.
Adamu was called out from his position as Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies in Kuru, Jos, Plateau State.
He had served as Commissioner in different states. He served in Ekiti and Enugu States and held the post of Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Police Command Headquarters, Benin, Edo State.
There was muted excitement among the staff at the Force Headquarters over the appointment of the new Police boss.