|Birth||15 January 1959|
Ibrahim Idris Kpotun is the current acting Nigerian Inspector General of Police. He was appointed to this position by President Mohammadu Buhari on 21 March 2016, replacing Solomon Arase, who retired from the police force on 21 June 2016. The Acting Inspector-General, who hails from Kutigi, Lavun in Niger State, was born on 15 January 1959. “Idris enlisted into the Nigerian Police Force in 1984, after graduating from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria with a bachelor's degree in Agriculture. He also holds a degree in Law from the University of Maiduguri. Prior to his appointment, he was an Assistant Inspector General of Police(Operations), FHQ Abuja. He also led the Police Mobile Force as well as the Kano state and Nasarawa State police commands in Nigeria while on the rank of Commissioner of Police.