The Senate has Confirmed former Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase as Chairman Police service Commission.
His nomination was received yesterday by the Senate from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senate committee on police Affairs thereafter commenced the screening of former IGP, Solomon Arase as Chairman Police Service Commission few hours after receiving request for his confirmation from the President.
Solomon Ehigiator Arase was born 21 June 1956. He served as the 18th Inspector-General of Nigerian Police (IGP). He was appointed IGP in 2015 by President Goodluck Jonathan after Suleiman Abba was sacked.
Arase is succeeding Musiliu Smith, another former IGP who resigned last year on health grounds. .
Following Smith’s resignation, retired judge Clara Ogunbiyi took over as acting Chairman of PSC. Arase is assuming leadership of the Police Service Commission at a period the Commission is at loggerheads with the Police Authorities and the IGP over recruitment of new personnel for the Police.