Police Affairs Minister Mohammed Dingyadi mentioned Inspector Basic of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba has had his time period prolonged by the federal authorities and won’t step down halfway by common elections this 12 months.
Talking to State Home correspondents after the primary Federal Government Council (FEC) assembly of 2023, Dingyadi mentioned the 2020 Police Act modified the principles for an IGP’s retirement.
“I do not know the place you bought your file from however let me say that underneath the Police Act 2020 the IG is now presupposed to have some form of 4 12 months time period and Mr President has already given him a letter of appointment on this regard.
“So the query of IG exiting throughout this election interval doesn’t come up.”
Dingyadi additionally disclosed that the FEC had endorsed the Nigeria Police Establishments Institution Invoice, which he mentioned is aimed toward offering authorized assist to present coaching establishments throughout the nation and never constructing new ones.
The minister additionally insisted that the extent of corruption throughout the Nigerian police had dropped considerably.