Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, has decorated Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Baba as the acting IGP.
The appointment, which was announced by Maigari Dingyadi, the Minister of Police Affairs, took immediate effect.
Baba replaced Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure expired February 1, 2021, but was extended for three months by the President.
Baba, until his appointment, was a Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of Police.
In attendance at the decoration ceremony, which took place at the Vice President Conference Hall on Wednesday are: Former IGP, Mohammed Adamu, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Minister of Police Affairs, Dingyadi, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and media aide to the vice president, Laolu Akande, among others.