President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the service years of his Chief Personal Security Officer, Abdulkarim Dauda, by four years.
Dauda was promoted twice within a space of three years due to his position as the President’s aide.
A leaked memo signed by the Secretary of the Nigeria Police Force, AIG Usman Alkali, with reference number DTO:041500/10/2019, circulated on social media, stated that Dauda, who is a Commissioner of Police, would be allowed to remain in service until 2023.
The memo read in part, “Extension of Service P.No 23853 COMPOL Abdulkarim Dauda (CP) X. The President X Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces X Chairman Police Council X has graciously approved the extension of service of CP Abdulkarim Dauda to May 13, 2023, X When he would have attained sixty (60) years of age X COMPOL Info-Tech only X Amended your records please.”