Richard Ginika Izuora
Comments are rife that President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly appointed Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim, an Assistant Inspector-General as the acting Inspector General of Police.
The South East wanted the slot but this may not be so.
AIG Ibrahim, the alleged new appointee, is from Borno State but the appointment is yet to be confirmed by the Presidency.
The development has already began to spark celebrations among sections of the Police Force. Meanwhile, the appointment of AIG Ibrahim by President Buhari comes in the wake of the retirement of Adamu Mohammed Abubakar.
Zanna Ibrahim, an indigene of Borno State, was born on November, 26, 1962.
He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies; both from the University of Jos, Plateau State.
He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force, on 15th March, 1988.
On successful completion of training at the Nigeria Police Academy Annex, Kaduna; he was posted to the Borno State Police Command, where he had a one-year compulsory attachment at Biu Divisional Police Headquarters.
Also, he later served in various Commands and Police formations across the country.
The acting IGP was appointed Zamfara State Commissioner of Police on 2019.
Until his appointment, AIG Ibrahim was the Commandant of the Police Academy, Kano State.