HEAT OF THE MOMENT LATEST GIST SECURITY SOCIETY GIST BREAKING: BUHARI APPOINTS NEW INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE By Admin Posted on April 6, 2021 3 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the new acting inspector-general of police, with immediate effect. Minister of Police Affairs Maigari Dingyadi disclosed the President’s directive this afternoon, in Abuja. BIOGRAPHY OF USMAN ALKALI BABA DIG Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), fdc holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) and a BA (ED) in Political Science. A fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, AIG Alkali has attended several professional courses/workshops. The Yobe born Police Officer has held several strategic positions in the past. Until his appointment, DIG Baba was in charge of Force Criminal Investigations Department at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. DIG Alkali Usman Baba was born in 1963. He is an alumnus of the Bayero University, Kano, and the University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID. He is married with children. Baba joined the Nigerian Police Force sometime in March 1988. He rose from the rank of ASP, and thence to the rank of Commissioner of Police in January 2014. READ ALSO: HOW TO IMPROVE VAGINAL AND SEXUAL WELL BEING He attended all the courses that are mandatory to be attended at various ranks and also attended extra courses like investigation, insurgency and counter- terrorism, including traffic management. He is a member of the International Association of Police and also a fellow of the International War College reports hotjist.com He served in various police commands across the country. He was in Kaduna as the Deputy Commissioner, Administration. At the Federal Capital Territory Police Command as the Deputy Commissioner, Investigation, and was also in the staff college as a directing staff. He served as an Area Commander in Ilorin, Kwara State. He was the second-in-command in Ebonyi State. He was Assistant Commissioner, CID in Kaduna, and he was DPO (Divisional Police Officer) in various places like Yola, Gombe, Kaduna, and Jos. He attended peace keeping operations outside the country.