President Muhammadu Buhari extended the years of service of his director of personal security, Abdulkarim Dauda, for four years.
Dauda has been promoted twice within three years due to his position as assistant to the president.
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.”