Jonathan Sacks Abba, Appoints Arase As Acting IG

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties with immediate effect.
President Jonathan has also appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase as Acting Inspector-General of Police, also with immediate effect.
Until his appointment as Mr. Abba’s replacement, Mr. Arase was the Head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department.
Arase holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Law, as well as Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Political Science and Strategic Studies.
He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Defence College. Sources at the police headquarters, told that announcement has the police command into confusion.
“I am in the office now and there is confusion everywhere. Officers are only talking in hush tones; we don’t know what is happening because nobody has come out to address us. I don’t know if the IG is in the office or not because he has not come out yet,” a police officer at the Force Headquarters said.

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