Rtd IGP Suleiman Abba is a retired law enforcement officer with 31 years of experience in serving the nation by safeguarding lives and property, and strengthening safety and security programmes for the Nigeria Police Force where he retired as the Inspector-General of Police in 2015.
He holds B.A (Hons) in History of University of Jos, LLB (Hons) from the University of Abuja. He was called to Nigerian Bar in 2006 after he completed the mandatory one year vocational legal training at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja. Rtd IGP Suleiman Abba is an Alumnus of London School of Economics.
He has achieved many feats during his service in the Nigeria Police Force in various capacities. He served as Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Commissioner of Police Rivers State Command, Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 7 Abuja and finally as Inspector-General of Police
Being a law enforcement officer and legal practitioner, he coordinated many activities of the Police and its subsidiaries. He was the Board Chairman, Nigeria Police Cooperative Multi-Purpose Society Ltd, IGP’s Permanent Representative on Board of Governors National Judicial Institute, IGP representative in Presidential Committee on Nigeria Centenary Celebrations, IGP Representative on development of National (NPF) Infrastructure Master Plan.
Rtd IGP Suleiman Abba has attended many courses in diverse fields of specialization within and outside the country which include; International trainings as member International Association of Chief of Police, ASCON Higher Management Course, Leadership and Strategic Management Workshop for AIGs of Nigeria Police Force etc. He is happily married with children and enjoys playing football.
The new PFA will be responsible for managing pension assets of the entire Nigeria Police Force personnel according to the Pension Reform Act (PRA 2014).