New IG Of Police Suleiman Abba Resumes Work Today

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

The appointment was contained in a statement issued by the president's spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati last night.

"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, IGP Mohammed Abubakar who proceeds on statutory retirement Firday 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" the statement said.

The outgoing IGP and the incoming IGP were at the presidential villa where they met with the president immediately after the council of state meeting.

When they came out, the new IGP declined to speak to Journalists. He simply said, "Let's not jump the gun".

Abubakar told Journalists after meeting with the president that he was grateful to Nigerians and the president for giving him the opportunity to serve the country for 35 years.

Abba appointment is with effect from Friday, August 1, 2014.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria


  1. What's the insult for.why dnt you just make the correction.its you that is acting stupid.i wonder how you correct your family member its like you are frustrated

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