|Usman Alkali Baba|
By Emeka Oraetoka
When the news broke out on the 6th of April 2021, that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the appointment DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the Acting Inspector General of Police, many Nigerians heave a sigh of relive. They believe that at least, the fight against insecurity will henceforth be focused, from the Police angle. The removal of the former IG, Mohammed Adamu, one month to the expiration of the three months extension given to him by the President, didn’t come to Nigerians as a surprise because the under-par performance of the Police under Adamu, particularly, when viewed from the angle of the deadly attacks on Police formation and Correctional facility in Imo state, for which the former IG and the Governor of Imo state blamed IPOB for the dastardly act.