New Police IGP : IGP Usman Alkali Baba Biography


Deputy is the new acting Inspector General of Police.

Usman Alkali Baba will take over from Mohammed Adamu, the former Inspector General of Police with immediate effect.

The Minister of Police Affairs Maigari Dingyadi announced on Tuesday.


According to the Minister, his appointment was approved by .

Usman Alkali Baba  

Usman Alkali Baba will take over from Muhammad Adamu, whose tenure was extended by three months on February 4, 2021, by President Muhammadu.


Muhammad Adamu spends only two months out of the three-month extension.

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DIG ( AIG Usman Alkali Baba Biography)

Deputy Inspector General of Police AIG Usman Alkali Baba, PSC (+), FDC secures his Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) and BA (ED) in Political Science.


Before his appointment, Usman Alkali Baba is the head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID).

The New IGP, Usman Alkali Baba is a fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Usman Alkali Baba Biography 


DIG Usman Alkali Baba, the New IGP has attended several professional courses/workshops.

The Yobe born Police Officer has held several strategic positions in the past.


This includes the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone-5 , Zone-4 Makurdi, Zone-7 Abuja, FCT and Delta Commands amongst others. He also held the position of the Ag. DIG in charge of Finance and Administration also serves as the Force Secretary-general.

Alkali Baba Usman was born in 1963. He is a graduate of Bayero University, Kano, and the University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID.


He joined the Nigerian Police Force in March 1988. His promotion started from the rank of ASP until he became the Commissioner of Police in 2013.

Alkali Baba attends all the compulsory courses and he also attends extra courses including investigation, insurgency and counter-terrorism and traffic management.

He is also a member of the International Association of Police, and fellow of the International War College,


Usman Alkali Baba is Married with Children.

# DIG Usman Alkali Baba Biography


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