– Vice President Kashim Shettima decorating Mr Kayode Egbetokun as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
Vice President Kashim Shettima on Tuesday decorated Mr Kayode Egbetokun as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
He performed the short ceremony in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
– Mr Kayode Egbetokun, Acting Inspector-General of Police.
Shettima was assisted by Egbetokun’s spouse, Mrs Egbetokun at the event witnessed by senior government officials, including the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume; Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma; the Chief of Staff to the President, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu and the outgoing Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba.
In a brief chat with correspondents after his decoration, the acting IGP said he felt like a tiger ready to chase away criminals.
Asked how he felt about the new responsibility, he said: “Now, I have just been decorated and I am looking forward to taking over tomorrow morning by 11 am.
“I really cannot describe how I feel presently, but if I have to tell you anything, I will tell you that right now I feel like a Tiger inside of me ready to chase away all the criminals in Nigeria.
“And some other time, I fell like a lion in me ready to devour all the internal enemies of Nigeria. That’s my feeling right now.”