The police council has confirmed Alkali Baba as the inspector-general of police.
On April 6, Baba was appointed by Buhari as the Acting Inspector-General of Police to replace Mohammad Adamu, who completed his tenure in February 2021.
The former Acting-IGP was officially confirmed at the council meeting presided over by the President of the federation, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday.
The meeting was attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, and Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Others at the meeting were Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to the President; Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior; Muhammed Bello, minister of FCT and Musiliu Smith, Chairman of the Police Service Commission.
Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, said the council unanimously confirmed the appointment of Baba.