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The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, will continue his duty as the nation’s police chief despite the completion of his tenure.
This is the position of the Federal Government after President Muhammadu Buhari approved the extension of the tenure of the police boss by three months.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, announced this on Thursday while briefing reporters at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
President Muhammadu Buhari had last week appointed new service chiefs. The appointment was sequel to the resignation of the Chief of Defence Staff and service chiefs.
According to a statement issued Tuesday by the President’s Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, the new Service Chiefs are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff.