Full List of Nigerian Inspector General of Police till Date

The Nigerian police force was established in the year 1930. It is the principal law enforcement agency in Nigeria with over 371,000 personnels.

The police force is headed by the Inpector General of Police. The Inspector General ofPolice is appointed by the president. The first Indigenous Inspector General of Police was Louis Edet.

Below are a list of all Inspector General of police till date

IG of Police Date in Office
Louis Edet  1964 – 1966
Kam Salem 1966 – 1974
Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu 1975 – 1979
Adamu Suleiman 1979 – 1981
Sunday Adewusi 1981 – 1983
Etim Inyang 1985 – 1986
Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta 1986 – 1990
Aliyu Attah 1990 – 1993
Ibrahim Coomassie  1993 – 1999
Musiliu Smith 1999 – 2002
Mustafa Adebayo Balogun  2002 – 2005
Sunday Ehindero 2005 – 2007
Mike Mbama Okiro 2007 – 2009
Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo  2009 – 2010
Hafiz Ringim 2010 – 2012
Mohammed Dikko Abubakar 2012 – 2014
Suleiman Abba 2014 – 2015
Solomon Arase 2015-201
Ibrahim Kpotun Idris 2016-2019
Mohammed Adamu 2019 till date
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