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Jonathan Sacks Police Inspector General Suleiman Abba, Appoints Solomon Arase

Channels Television  
Updated April 21, 2015

Suleiman Abba Police Inspector GeneralPresident Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria, Suleiman Abba and appointed Solomon Arase, as the Acting IGP.

Mr Arase was a Deputy Inspector General of Police and his appointment takes immediate effect.

Mr Abba was the 17th indigenous Inspector General of Police appointed and the move is due to the statutory retirement of after 35 years in service.

He was appointed Inspector-General of Police on August 1 and his appointment was also immediate.

Mr Arase holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Law Political Science and Strategic Studies.

He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Defence College.