Biography of Adamu Mohammed (IG)

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Mohammed Abubakar Adamu the Inspector General of Police. was appointed by President Buhari on 15th Jan, 2019. replaced  Ibrahim Idris, who retired on 15th January, 2019,

Biography of Adamu Mohammed (IG)

Mohammed Adamu is from Lafia, in Nasarawa State. born on 17th Sept, 1961, joined the Nigerian Police Force in 1986, after graduation from  Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, he holds a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Geography. He went University of Portsmouth, England.

Mohammed Abubakar Adamu
Biography of Adamu Mohammed (IG)
20th Inspector General of Police
Assumed office 15th January, 2019
Preceded byIbrahim Kpotun Idris
Personal details
Born17 September 1961(age 57)
Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
Alma materAhmadu Bello University, University of Portsmouth
OccupationPolice Officer


Before his appointment, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu was an Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Benin City, Edo State and was overall management & operations of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Zone 5, comprising Bayelsa, Delta and Edo State Police Commands.


In 1983 — 1984, Adamu Did his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Wamba, Nasarawa State and taught Geography at Government Teachers College, Wamba

Career in Nigeria Police Force

he joined Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1986, and trained at the Police College in Ikeja,

Buhari appointed him new Acting Inspector General of Police January 15, 2019,

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