President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu by three months.
Adamu reached the official retirement age on Monday, February 1 and has been awaiting official statement from the President on what next to do.
He reportedly handed over unofficially to DIG Sanusi Lemu.
Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, on Thursday, while addressing State House correspondents said that Buhari has extended Adamu’s tenure for three months.
According to the Minister, the extension was necessary to give room for the proper selection of a successor by the Buhari administration.