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JUST IN; IGP approves the appointment of new Principal Staff Officer

JUST IN; IGP approves the appointment of new Principal Staff Officer

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali, has approved the appointment of Chief Superintendent of Police [CSP] Idris Abubakar as the 20th Principal Staff Officer to the Inspector-General of Police (PSO-IGP).

The appointment is coming on the heels of the posting of the former PSO, CP Idowu Owohunwa as Commissioner of Police in charge of Lagos State Police Command.

CSP Idris according to a Press Statement by Olumuyiwa Adejobi Force Public Relations Officer [FPRO] is a member of Cadet Inspector Course 33 of the Nigeria Police Academy holds a BSc in Political Science and an LLB in Law from the University of Maiduguri and has been called to the Nigerian Bar.

“He equally holds two Masters Degrees in Law and Public Administration. CSP Idris has attended several local and foreign courses in Jos, Lagos, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Germany, France, Jordan, and India. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Commonwealth of Lawyers Association (CLA), and the Nigeria Bar Association”.


“He has served in various administrative, investigative, and operational capacities in Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Edo, Lagos, and Force Headquarters”.

“He was Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Askira/Uba, Officer in Charge of the Borno Legal Department, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) at Zone 12 Bauchi and the Bauchi State Command, Staff Officer to the IGP, and 2 i/c Police Mobile Force 5 Benin. Before his current posting, he was the Principal Officer II to the IGP”.

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