Inspector General of Police (Nigeria)

The Inspector General of Police, abbreviated as IGP is the head of the Nigeria Police Force. He is the most senior officer in the police service. The pioneer IGP is Louis Edet and the current IGP is Kayode Egbetokun.

Inspector General of The Nigeria Police Force
Kayode Egbetokun
 since 19 June 2023 (2023-06-19)
Nigeria Police Force
StyleInspector General
Member ofNigeria Police Council, National Security Council
Reports toMinister of Police Affairs, The President of Nigeria
ResidenceNigeria Police Headquarters, Louis Edet House Shehu Shagari Way, Central Area, Abuja, Nigeria
NominatorPresident of Nigeria
AppointerPresident of Nigeria
Constituting instrumentConstitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
First holderLouis Edet
WebsiteOfficial Website of NPF

Appointment edit

The appointed officer is usually a serving officer of the Nigeria Police Force and are often recommended by the Police Service Commission to the President of Nigeria, who will send the name to the Senate for confirmation.

List of IGPs edit

References edit

  1. ^ "My father once regretted training me in the university - Mike Okiro eminisces on life in police force, retirement". Vanguard News. 2021-07-31. Retrieved 2022-03-04.