Buhari to IG: don’t fail Nigerians

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Fresh from a two-week trip to the (UK), President Muhammadu Buhari put Acting Inspector-General (IG) Usman Baba on his toes.

He told the police boss not to disappoint Nigerians, whose expectations are in him as the acting IG.

President Buhari returned to Abuja on after a 16-day trip on check-.

Fielding questions from reporters at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, recalled the process that produced Baba as acting IG, noting that he had been part the all along and has the required experience to secure the country.

He said: “Well, we went through the . There a committee by the Minister Police Affairs. They gave me some names and he happened to be the one chosen.

“He knows his job, he has been in it for a long , he went through all the trainings, he has the experience. So, we have a expectation from him”.

On the performance the chiefs, said they have so far tried best to relieve the country of the security crises, expressing the hope that best would be enough to stabilize the country.

Buhari said: “Oh yes, they have been in the all the way; they know what is wrong; they know what is right and I think they are doing best. I hope best will be good enough for ”.

Asked about his trip to the UK, said: “It went very well”, adding that his return to his duties would witness continuity.

The President’s aircraft landed at about 4:45pm.

Those at the airport to receive him, were his Chief of Staff (CoS) Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Malam Muhammed Bello and Security Adviser Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.

Others were the chiefs, Baba, Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director-General, Ahmed Rufa’I; Department of State Services Director-General Yusuf Bichi; among others.