The Nigeria President Muhammed Buhari appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG USMAN ALKALI BABA as the Acting IGP following the worsening security situation as policemen are being killed like rats by unknown gunmen in south eastern part of Nigeria
The newly appointed Acting IGP Alkali Baba is from Yobe State and he was once Force Secretary for years before he was recently promoted DIG FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION FORCE HQTS, Abuja.
Below is Eight (8) bio data you need to know about new IGP Usman Alkali Baba
1. Usman Alkali was born on 1st March, 1963.
2. He hails from Geidam in Yobe State and has had meritorious years in the force.
3. He has also served in various capacities such as DIG Force CID and was also the Force Secretary at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
4. He has served in various commands including Kaduna as the Deputy Commissioner, Administration; He was in FCT as the Deputy Commissioner, Investigation and was also in the staff college as a directing staff.
5. He was in Ilorin as an Area Commander. He was the second-in-command in Ebonyi, He was also an Assistant Commissioner, CID in Kaduna and before then was DPO (Divisional Police Officer) in various places like Yola, Gombe, Kaduna, and Jos.
6. He holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) Degree from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State 1997 and a BA (ED) Political Science from Bayero University, Kano State as well as Professional Courses/Workshop Institution.
7. Alkali was a member of Course 22/2014 2014, National Defence College (NDC)
8. He is a member of the International Association of Police and also a fellow of the International War College.