Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is on medical leave on Wednesday decorated the new Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba.

The occasion which was witnessed by the former IGP, Mohammed Adamu; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi among others was held at the state house, Abuja.

President Buhari, through Dingyadi, yesterday, announced the appointment of Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police.

Until his appointment, Usman Alkali Baba was a Deputy Inspector-General, DIG of Police.

He will be in acting capacity pending his confirmation by the Senate.