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Buhari presides over meeting of Police Council

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Police Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

It was reported that those in attendance of the meeting 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.

Others physically attending the meeting are the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Ministers of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi Interior, Ra’uf Aregbesola, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammed Bello and the Chairman Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith.

Our correspondent reports that the acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba was also sighted at the venue of the meeting but not part of the deliberations.

Our correspondent reliably learnt that the meeting might confirm the appointment of the acting I-G today.

President Buhari had on April 6 appointed Usman Baba as acting the Inspector General of Police.

Baba was a Deputy Inspector General of Police before his promotion.

Details later.

Ismaila Chafe

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