Dr. Solomon E. Arase

Dr Solomon E. Arase, NPM, fdc, (IGP, Rtd) is a 1980 Political Science graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, a holder of  LL. B degree from University of Benin and LL.M from Lagos State University, specialising in Corporate Management and Finance Law. He holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Law from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. He is a Fellow of Nigeria Defence College, (fdc), and recipient of the National Police Medal (NPM).

Dr Arase enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1981 and served in various Departments of the Force including Operations, Investigation, Administration and Intelligence. Until his appointment as the 18th indigenous Inspector-General of Police on 22nd April, 2015, Dr Arase was the Head of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (FCIID) of the Force. He retired from service upon attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60 Years on 21st June, 2016 and has dedicated his post-retirement undertakings to legal practice, Security Consultancy, Public Speaking, Research and other Academic engagements. He is married with children.