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.
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:
|Name||Period of office|
|IGP Louis Edet||1964–1966|
|IGP Kam Salem||1966–1975|
|IGP Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu||1975–1979|
|IGP Adamu Suleiman||1979–1981|
|IGP Sunday Adewusi||1981–1983|
|IGP Etim Inyang||1985–1986|
|IGP Muhammadu Gambo-Jimeta||1986–1990|
|IGP Aliyu Atta||1990–1993|
|IGP Ibrahim Coomassie||1993–1999|
|IGP Musiliu Smith||1999–2002|
|IGP Mustafa Adebayo Balogun||2002 – 2005|
|IGP Sunday Ehindero||2005–2007|
|IGP Mike Mbama Okiro||2007–2009|
|IGP Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo||2009 – 2010|
|IGP Hafiz Ringim||2010 – 2012|
|IGP Mohammed Dikko Abubarkar||2012 – 2014|
|IGP Suleiman Abba||2014 -2015|
|IGP Solomon E. Arase||2015 – 2016|
|Ibrahim Idris Kpotum (Acting)||2016-|
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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