Emerging breaking news from The Nation Newspaper, ( indicates that President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday morning, directed the retiring Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, to immediately vacate Office, and handover power.
IGP Adamu was on Tuesday evening, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, in Abuja, to receive President Buhari who returned to Abuja, after a 4-day trip to his hometown, Daura, Katsina State.
A source disclosed to The Nation that the IGP was told of his fate, after President Buhari’s arrival, on Tuesday night.
The source said: “The IGP has been asked by the President to handover.
“Adamu was waiting for the Presidential directive. He would have left on Monday, but it will be discourteous to have exited without a clear-cut directive from the President and Commander-in-Chief.
“He may likely handover to the most senior Deputy Inspector-General of Police. I am aware Adamu was yesterday, putting finishing touches to his handover note.”
Elsewhere, there are speculations that an Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, Zanna Ibrahim, may be appointed as the next IGP.
More news later…