to the Police Act, which stipulated that the office of inspector general of
police would be held for four years only.
the report by the Chairman Haliru Jika, presented by the Senate Committee on
and Re-enactment) Bill, 2020, recommends that the appointment and removal from
office of the IGP would henceforth be based on the advice of the Police
made with inputs from the Police Force Headquarters and all the various Police
formations nationwide before the end of each financial year.
top-down to a bottom-up approach it should set priorities, objectives, costs
and expected results for the next fiscal year.