List Of All Nigeria Inspector General Of Police 1964 Till Date

Since the year 1964 till date, Nigeria has had a number of Inspectors General Of Police. The first man who served in this capacity was IGP Louis Edet. The Inspector General of Police, abbreviated as IGP is the head of the Nigeria Police Force. He is the most senior officer in the police service. The incumbent IGP is Ibrahim Idris Kpotum. Here is the List Of All Nigeria Inspector General Of Police 1964 Till Date.

The List Of All Nigeria Inspector General Of Police 1964 Till Date includes everyone that has served in the capacity of the IGP in Nigeria. So, the names below are the people that have served Nigeria in the capacity of the IGP.

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List Of All Nigeria Inspector General Of Police 1964 Till Date

Below is the list and year of service of all Inspectors General of Police in Nigeria. They include:

NamePeriod of office
IGP Louis Edet1964–1966
IGP Kam Salem1966–1975
IGP Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu1975–1979
IGP Adamu Suleiman1979–1981
IGP Sunday Adewusi1981–1983
IGP Etim Inyang1985–1986
IGP Muhammadu Gambo-Jimeta1986–1990
IGP Aliyu Atta1990–1993
IGP Ibrahim Coomassie1993–1999
IGP Musiliu Smith1999–2002
IGP Mustafa Adebayo Balogun2002 – 2005
IGP Sunday Ehindero2005–2007
IGP Mike Mbama Okiro2007–2009
IGP Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo2009 – 2010
IGP Hafiz Ringim2010 – 2012
IGP Mohammed Dikko Abubarkar2012 – 2014
IGP Suleiman Abba2014 -2015
IGP Solomon E. Arase2015 – 2016
Ibrahim Idris Kpotum (Acting)2016-

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Appointment Of the IGP

How does the IGP emerge? The position of the IGP is by appointment. Usually, a serving officer of the Nigeria Police Force will be recommended to the President by the Nigerian Police Council. The President will in turn, submit the appointee’s name to the senate for scrutiny and confirmation. Once confirmed, the appointee becomes the IGP of Nigeria.

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