An Assistant Inspector General of Police, from Nasarawa State, has been shortlisted by the presidency as a possible replacement of the retiring Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Idris is expected to retire from service on attainment of the mandatory 35 years in service or 60 years of age.
According to NAN, a source close to the presidency, who spoke on conditions of anonymity yesterday, confirmed that a new IGP would be named on Tuesday, among the shortlisted candidates.
He said, “Yes, the IGP Ibrahim Idris is retiring tomorrow and possibly an acting Inspector-General maybe named very soon.
“But I will advise that you wait for official statement to that effect.”IGP Idris, who was appointed by President Buhari on June 21, 2016, replaced Solomon Arase, who retired from the police force on same day.