President Jonathan Hires Solomon Arase to Replace Suleiman Abba as the Head of Nigeria Police Force



According a statement issued by Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Reuben Abati,  the President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties with immediate effect.

Suleiman Abba

At the same time the president also appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase as Acting Inspector-General of Police, also with immediate effect.

Until his appointment Mr. Solomon Arase was the Head of the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department. Mr. Arase holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Law, as well as Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Political Science and Strategic Studies.

He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Defence College.