The Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has resumed office after being decorated by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State house on Wednesday.

The outgoing Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu in a brief ceremony handed over to the new acting IGP, Usman Alkali Baba.

Baba was until his appointment the Force Secretary at the Louis Edet House in Abuja.

Baba was born on 1 March 1963. Baba is from Geidam, Yobe State, Nigeria. In 1980, he received a Teacher’s Grade II Certificate from Teachers College, Potiskum, Yobe State.

He studied political science at Bayero University Kano, graduating in 1985, before preceding to University of Maiduguri where he received master’s in public administration in 1997. Baba was a member of course 22/2014 2014 at National Defence College