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List Of Nigeria Inspector General of Police

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The Nigeria Police Force is the primary law enforcement agency in Nigeria. It was established in 1820 and has since undergone several reforms to improve its effectiveness and efficiency in maintaining law and order in the country. The Nigeria Police Force is responsible for maintaining peace and security, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing laws and regulations.

The Nigeria Police Force has a hierarchical structure with various ranks. The ranks are divided into two categories: the senior officers and the junior officers. The senior officers are further divided into three categories: the commissioned officers, the non-commissioned officers, and the special officers. The junior officers are also divided into three categories: the constables, the corporals, and the sergeants.

The ranks of the Nigeria Police Force, in ascending order, are as follows:

1. Constable
2. Corporal
3. Sergeant
4. Inspector
5. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)
6. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
7. Superintendent of Police (SP)
8. Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP)
9. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)
10. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP)
11. Commissioner of Police (CP)
12. Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG)
13. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
14. Inspector General of Police (IGP)

The Nigeria Police Force has had several Inspector Generals of Police since its inception. The list of all Nigeria Inspector General of Police are as follows:

1. Louis Edet (1964-1966)
2. Kam Salem (1966-1975)
3. Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu (1975-1979)
4. Sunday Adewusi (1979-1981)
5. Adamu Suleiman (1981-1983)
6. Etim Inyang (1985-1986)
7. Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta (1986-1990)
8. Aliyu Atta (1990-1993)
9. Ibrahim Coomasie (1993-1999)
10. Musiliu Smith (1999-2002)
11. Mustafa Adebayo Balogun (2002-2005)
12. Sunday Ehindero (2005-2007)
13. Mike Mbama Okiro (2007-2009)
14. Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo (2009-2010)
15. Hafiz Ringim (2010-2012)
16. Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar (2012-2014)
17. Suleiman Abba (2014-2015)
18. Solomon Arase (2015-2016)
19. Ibrahim Idris (2016-2019)
20. Mohammed Adamu (2019-2021)
21. Usman Alkali Baba (2021-present)

In conclusion, the Nigeria Police Force is an essential institution in the country’s security architecture. The force has a hierarchical structure with various ranks, and the Inspector General of Police is the highest-ranking officer. The Nigeria Police Force has had several Inspector Generals of Police since its inception in 1820, and Usman Alkali Baba is the current Inspector General of Police.