He told the police boss not to disappoint Nigerians, whose expectations are high in him as the acting IG.
Fielding questions from reporters at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, the President recalled the process that produced Baba as acting IG, noting that he had been part of the system all along and has the required experience to secure the country.
On the performance of the Service chiefs, the President said they have so far tried their best to relieve the country of the security crises, expressing the hope that their best would be enough to stabilize the country.
Buhari said: “Oh yes, they have been in the system all the way; they know what is wrong; they know what is right and I think they are doing their best. I hope their best will be good enough for Nigeria”.
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 National Security Adviser Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.