President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of his Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO), Abdulkarim Dauda, by three years.
Dauda, who's a nephew to the president, would clock the constituted 35 years as a civil servant in January 2020.
By the president's approval, Dauda, who was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as a Cadet Officer on January 1, 1985, will remain in office till May 13, 2023 when he's 60 years old.
In a notice conveying Dauda's tenure extension, Force Secretary, Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali, directed the Force’s Department of Information Technology to amend their records to reflect the new development.
The notice with reference number 23853/FS/FHQ/ABJ/46 seen by Punch, read, “The President, Commander in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Chairman, Police Council, has graciously approved the extension of service of CP Abdulkarim Dauda to May 13, 2023, when he would have attained 60 years of age. Commissioner, Information Technology, amend your records please.”
Before being posted to the State House as CPSO to the President, Dauda had served in different police commands and formations.