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Breaking : IGP Idris out as Buhari shortlists acting IG

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - JUNE 08: Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari arrives to attend a working session with outreach guests at the summit of G7 nations at Schloss Elmau on June 8, 2015 near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. In the course of the two-day summit G7 leaders are scheduled to discuss global economic and security issues, as well as pressing global health-related issues, including antibiotics-resistant bacteria and Ebola. Several thousand protesters have announced they will seek to march towards Schloss Elmau and at least 17,000 police are on hand to provide security. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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Finally, IGP Idris set to leave  as Buhari appoints replacement 
By Steve Oko 
At last,  the Inspector General of Police,  IGP,  Abubakar Idris is set to quit the police force having attained the mandatory retirement age of 60.
President Muhammadu Buhari has late Monday evening ,shortlisted Adamu Mohammed as a replacement. 
Mohammed,    an Assistant Inspector General of Police, hails  from Nasarawa State.
The outgoing IGP,   Idris, is clocking 60 years tommorow  (Jan. 15) and has served for 35 as required by the Civil Service Rule is due for retirement.
 Idris,  Monday evening held a closed door meeting with Buhari in Aso Rock. 
 Though there has not been any official statement from the government, a source closed to the presidency, who preferred not to be named, confirmed that a replacement to the retiring IGP would be named Tuesday. 
The source said,“Yes, the IGP Ibrahim Idris is retiring tomorrow and possibly an acting Inspector-General maybe named very soon. 
“But I will advise that you wait for official statement to that effect.” IGP Idris, who was appointed by President Buhari on March 21, 2016, replaced Solomon Arase, who retired from the police force on June 21, 2016.
 He was enlisted into the Nigerian Police Force in 1984, after graduating from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture. 
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