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See the Complete List Of Nigeria's IGPs Since Independence

Posted by Thandiubani on Wed 03rd Feb, 2021 - tori.ng

A list of Nigerians who have had the privilege to become IG of police has been revealed as the current IGP retires.

IGP, Muhammed Adamu
IGP, Muhammed Adamu
 
A comprehensive list of Nigerians who served as Inspector-General of Police since independence has been revealed.
 
This comes as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks to appoint a new IGP.
 
The former IGP, Mohammed Adamu, attained the statutory retirement age on Monday, February 1. However, he still remains in office at the time of filing this report as President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to appoint a new IGP.
 
Here is a list of IGPs compiled by Legitng:
 
1964 to 1999
 
1. IGP Louis Edet (1964-1966)
 
2. IGP Kam Salem (1966-1975)
 
3. IGP Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu (1975-1979)
 
4. IGP Adamu Suleiman (1979–1981)
 
5. IGP Sunday Adewusi (1981–1983)
 
6. IGP Etim Inyang (1985–1986)
 
7. IGP Muhammadu Gambo-Jimeta (1986–1990)
 
8. IGP Aliyu Atta (1990–1993)
 
9. IGP Ibrahim Coomassie (1993–1999),
 
2000 to 2010
 
10. IGP Musiliu Smith (1999–2002)
 
11. IGP Mustafa Adebayo Balogun (2002 – 2005)
 
12. IGP Sunday Ehindero (2005–2007)
 
13. IGP Mike Mbama Okiro (2007–2009)
 
14. IGP Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo (2009 - 2010)
 
2010 till date
 
15. IGP Hafiz Ringim (2010 - 2012)
 
16. IGP Mohammed Dikko Abubarkar (2012 - 2014)
 
17. IGP Suleiman Abba (2014 -2015)
 
18. IGP Solomon E. Arase (2015 - 2016)
 
19. IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris (2016-2019)
 
20. IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu (2019-Till Date)
 
 


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