Police council confirms Adamu as substantive IGP

Mohammed Adamu has been confirmed as the substantive inspector general of police.

Adamu was confirmed at the police council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.

Musiliu Smith, chairman of the police service commission, and governors of the 36 states were part of the meeting.

Adamu, who succeeded Ibrahim Idris, took over the police force on January 15, 2019.