BREAKING: Jonathan Sacks IGP Abba; Appoints DIG Arase As Acting Police ChiefFeatured, Latest News Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
President Goodluck Jonathan has fired the Inspector General of Police, Suleimon Abba.
Jonathan Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati announced the development Tuesday, saying the relieve of duty was with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, Mr. President has simultaneously replaced Abba with DIG Solomon Arase as the Acting Police Chief boss – IGP.
Abati’s statement reads in full:
“President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties with immediate effect.
“President Jonathan has also appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase as Acting Inspector-General of Police, also with immediate effect.
“Until his appointment as Mr. Abba’s replacement, Mr. Arase was the Head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department.
“Mr. Arase holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Law, as well as Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Political Science and Strategic Studies.
“He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Defence College.”
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