President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for three months.
The extension was announced to newsmen on Thursday by Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi at the presidential villa, Abuja.
He said the extension was necessary to give room for the proper selection of a successor.
Mr Adamu was due to retire from the police last Monday having spent the maximum 35 years in service.
via: Information Nigeria