The Federal Government has announced the appointment of AIG Hafiz A. Ringim, NPM,mni as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. Unitl his appointment, Acting IGP Hafiz A. Ringim was the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge Zone 9 Police Command with Headquarters in Umuahia, Abia State.
Born on 1st April, 1953, Acting IGP Ringim joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Inspector on 1st March, 1977, and was promoted AIG in 2006.
An indigene of Jigawa State, Acting IGP Ringim was at various times the Commandant of Police Mobile Training School, Gwoza, and Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State. He was also, Commandant, Police Staff college, Jos, and AIG in-charge of Border Patrol. He is an alumnus of the national Institute of Public and Strategic Studies.