Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has congratulated the new acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba.
In a statement by his spokesman Yusuf Idris Gusau, the governor said “this appointment no doubt is an investment in the right direction that will inject new life, innovation and focus in the Nigerian Police especially at these trying times of different forms of security challenges.
“We are sure that President Muhammadu Buhari and the federal government have high regards and confidence in the new appointee to effectively pilot the affairs of the Nigerian police and wish him success in the tasks ahead.”
Similarly, the governor saluted the efforts of the outgone IGP Ibrahim Adamu who has put in his best while as the IGP in fighting criminality throughout the nation.
Matawalle thanked the former IGP for the support given to the state through his quick response to the governor’s requests in the fight against armed bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers and other heineous crimes in Zamfara, especially via the deployment of special forces which decimated criminality in the state.
He wished the former IGP the best in his future endeavours and prayed that the state will enjoy quick response when the need arises in Zamfara from IGP Usman Alkali Baba.