By Adenike Lucas
Ibrahim Koptun Idris, a Former AIG, Federal Operations, Force Headquarters was confirmed today as the substantive Inspector-General of the Nigerian Police.
His appointment was made following the Council of State meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.
The 57-year – old who comes to the post with a remarkable achievement in his trail, had already been seconded to the force to serve as the Acting Inspector of Police by President Buhari, after the retirement of the former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase.
After 35 years in service, Mr Arase, the eighteenth IGP, attained the mandatory retirement age of 60 in June.
Sources say that the new IGP is leading an investigation into the NP Force Pensions.