News filtered in on that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abubakar Adamu Mohammed as the new Inspector General of Police.

Mohammed will replace Ibrahim Idris who is set for retirement.

It was gathered that Idris was expected to retire on Tuesday on attainment of the mandatory 35 years in service or 60 years of age.

Mohammed, who was the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, near Jos, Plateau State, will be officially announced as the new Police Boss on Tuesday.

Until his appointment, Mohammed, who hails from Nasarawa State, is an assistant Inspector-General by rank.

Mohammed was born on November 9, 1961. He enlisted in the police in 1986. He has a bachelors degree in Geography.

He was a director of peacekeeping operations, a former police commissioner in Enugu and an AIG in charge of Zone 5 Benin, Edo State.

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