President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, an Assistant Inspector General of police, from Niger State, as the new acting Inspector General.
He is to replace Solomon Arase whose tenure officially elapsed on Monday 20th June,2016.
Until his appointment, Idris served as Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of federal operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Ahead of the proper announcement, a source in the presidency, disclosed that the president summoned Mr. Idris to the presidential villa in Abuja.
“He was suddenly invited to the State House and I noticed some form of celebration by his staff after news of his summon was received. He may likely be our new boss,” the source said.