Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has congratulated DSP Usman Alkali Baba on his new appointment as the Inspector-General of Police,IGP.

The Governor in a statement by his Spokesperson, Yusuf Idris described the appointment as “an investment in the right direction that will inject new life, innovation and focus in the Nigerian Police especially at these trying times of different forms of security challenges.

“We are sure that President Muhammadu Buhari and the federal government have high regards and confidence in the new appointee to effectively pilot the affairs of the Nigerian police and wish him success in the tasks ahead,” the governor noted.

Similarly, the Governor salutes the efforts of the outgone IGP Mohammed Adamu who has put in his best while as the IGP in fighting criminality throughout the nation.

The governor wishes to particularly express his appreciation in the support given to the state by the former IGP through his quick response to the governor’s requests in the fight against armed bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers and other heineous crimes in Zamfara especially via the deployment of various units of police special forces which have decimated criminality in the state.

While wishing the former IGP the best in his future endeavours and the Governor prayed that the state will enjoy quick response when the need arises in Zamfara from IGP Usman Alkali Baba.