The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali, has been decorated with his new rank by vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The event, held on Wednesday at the Vice President’s Conference Hall.
The outgoing IGP, Mohammed Adamu; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and his colleague in the office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande were present there.
Also present was the Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar; and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday named Mr Alkali as the new Acting Inspector General of Police.
Mr Alkali replaces Mr Adamu who is retiring from the police and as the inspector-general.