Former IGP, Musiliu Smith replaces Okiro as Chairman, PSC

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Inspector-General of Police, Musiliu Smith, as Chairman of the Police Service Commission, PSC.

Smith’s name has been forwarded to the Senate for approval as he will succeed former IGP and Chairman, PSC, Mike Okiro.

Buhari also appointed five others as members of the PSC.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who read a letter from President Buhari on Thursday for the upper chamber to confirm the new appointee, also said five other members of the PSC have also been forwarded for approval.

Okiro had been serving as Chairman, PSC since May 2013 when he was appointed by former President, Goodluck Jonathan.