The Police Council has confirmed the appointment of Alkali Baba as the substantive Inspector General Of Police (IGP).
Usman Alkali was confirmed on Friday during a meeting of the council in Abuja presided over by President Buhari.
Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, confirmed the development to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had on April 6 appointed Usman Baba as acting Inspector General of Police.
His confirmation was made known during the Police Council meeting which was presided by the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday.
Those in attendance include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Chairman of the Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.