Suleiman Abba, Inspector General of Police, IGP has been sacked.
He has been replaced with Solomon Arase, a Deputy Inspector General of police who was until his recent appointment the Head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department.
Announcing Abba’s removal from service on Tuesday, Reuben Abati, spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan, refused to state any reasons for the action but said the removal takes immediate effect.
“President Jonathan has also appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase as Acting Inspector-General of Police, also with immediate effect.
“Until his appointment as Mr. Abba’s replacement, Mr. Arase was the Head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department.
“Mr. Arase holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Law, as well as Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Political Science and Strategic Studies.
“He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Defence College,” the statement signed by Abati said.Follow Us on Social Media