The president appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Usman Baba as acting Inspector General of Police.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, confirmed the development when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday.
He said that the appointment was with immediate effect.
Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police for three months.
Adamu spent two months and three days during the extended period.