• NAME: Sadiq Idris Abubakar, mni
  • RANK: Assistant Inspector General of Police
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 20th November, 1966
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Banki, Kaduna State
  • LGA: Kubau
  • STATE OF ORIGIN: Garko Local Government Area, Kano State
  • DATE OF APPOINTMENT:18thMay, 1992
  • APPOINTED AS: Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police
  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Attended Doguwar Giginya Primary School, Doguwa LGA, Kano State and Government Teachers’ College, Tudun Wada Dankadai, Kano State. Subsequently, he obtained National Certificate of Education from Federal College of Education Zaria. He did the mandatory National Youth Service Corps scheme in Government Day Secondary School, Mararbar Kubau, Kaduna State. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Education (BSc. Ed) degree in Geography from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto. He also obtained a Masters of Education (Educational Psychology) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Educational Psychology, both from University of Abuja.
  • COURSES ATTENDED: Advance  Detective  Course,  Police  Staff  College  Jos; PMF Commanders’ Combat Operation Course,  PMF  training  College,  Gwoza, Borno State and Ila-Orangun  Osun  State, respectively; Basic Infantry Tactics for Counter-Terrorism, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna; ECOWAS Standby Force Map Exercise, Kofi Anan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra Ghana; United Nations Special Police Assessment Team Workshop, Amman, Jordan; Meeting of Commandant’s of Peacekeeping Training Centers, Pretoria, South Africa; AU Coordination Workshop, Addis Ababa, 2013; Senior Management Course, Kofi Anan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra Ghana; ECOWAS Workshop on Special Force Doctrine and Structure; AU Training of Trainers Workshop, Lusaka, Zambia; UN General Assembly on (SEA), New York; UN Chief of Police Summit, New York; and Senior Executive Course 44, 2022 at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, which qualifies him as a Member of the National Institute (mni).
  • JOB EXPERIENCE: His postings in the Nigeria Police Force include: Patrol and Guard Officer, Asokoro Divisional Police Headquarters, Abuja; Staff Officer Junior, Police Command Headquarters, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja; Aid-de-Camp to the then Speakers of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ibrahim Imam Buhari and Hon. Ghali Umar Na’abba; Staff Officer Senior, Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Police Command, Abuja; Divisional Police Officer, Nyanya Divisional Police Headquarters, Abuja; Finance Officer, Department of Training and Development, Force Headquarters (FHQ), Abuja. Other appointments held are Commanding Officer 15 Squadron Police Mobile Force (PMF) Ilorin, Kwara State; Chief of Training, Directorate of Peacekeeping Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja (FHQ), Abuja; Police Contingent Commander to Guinea Bissau, ECOWAS Standby Force; Assistant Commissioner of Police In-charge, Basic Studies, Police College Kaduna; Commandant, Police Mobile Force (PMF), Training College Ila-Orangun, Osun State;  Commissioner of Police Peacekeeping Operations/Coordinator Police Special Forces and Commissioner of Police, FCT, Police Command, Abuja.


  • CURRENT POSTING: Commandant, Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil-Kano, Kano State.
  • HOBBIES: Expedition and rock climbing.
  • MARITAL STATUS: Happily married and blessed with four children.


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