Nigerians have being reacting following the decoration of Adamu by President Muhammadu Buhari during the meeting with outgoing Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
While some applauded Buhari for replacing Idris, others accused the President of one-sided appointment favouring the Northern part of Nigeria.
See reactions below:
New IGP Adamu Mohammed: Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed–A THREAD
In August 2015, when I first publicly voiced out my disapproval of what I called the embarrassingly undisguised Arewacentricity of Buhari’s appointments, a few people, mostly southerners, asked
— Farooq Kperogi, Ph.D (@farooqkperogi) January 15, 2019
PDP be like;
1) Pre. @MBuhari wants 2 retain Police IG becos of general elections
2) Pre. @MBuhari wants to remove CJN becos of general elections.
Meaning, It is safe 2 remove unindicted IGP a month 2 election, but it is not safe 2 remove an indicted CJN a month to election?
— Osquare (@osquare78) January 14, 2019
Adamu Muhammed replaces Ibrahim Idris as IGP.
On acting capacity.
Heard it was meant for an Igbo lady but overnight replacement was done.
— Tonie Osegbo (@tonieosegbo) January 14, 2019
I hear Buhari’s nominee for IGP was the one in charge in the recent elections in Ekiti and Osun…
Both elections were marred by violence, voteuying, police intimidation and collusion with APC thugs
— Sola Atikulated Kuti (@SKSolaKuti) January 15, 2019
Bubu had to retire all the DIGs just to install another Northerner as IGP. Slaves will start shouting, it is about who is competent. What you minions don't know is that we have been divided, and as long as such imbalances in appointments exist, the division continues. #LGNWA pic.twitter.com/Hft5ALJMZU
— Atiku of Lagos (@iamayogeorge) January 15, 2019
The new IGP must also urgently take steps to address the bastardization of promotion in the @PoliceNG under the last IGP, where officers due for promotion were denied and only those endorsed by a cabal or who have enough money to buy their way through were promoted. pic.twitter.com/Y4GilAaUYx
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) January 15, 2019
IGP Idris Rtd: "Choi, this Atikulated people do me bad oooo they haff transmission me finally…chai"
— Dele Ajala ?? (@Mr_Ajala) January 15, 2019