-Abdulkadir Lanre Jimoh
Mr Abdulkadir Lanre Jimoh, Cross River State Police Commissioner, has died, hours from receiving an award. He was 56 years old.
An indigene of Ilorin, Kwara State, Jimoh died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH today, of suspected COVID-19 complications.
Doctors however said he died of pneumonia.
According to reports, he was scheduled to receive an award of execellence today, to which he had invited newsmen.
Jimoh’s kinsmen in Ilorin have confirmed the death.
“What a Tragedy, we lost an illustrious son in Ilorin Emirate CP Abdulkadir Lanre Jimoh”, wrote Mohammed Abdulganiyu Bolaji, a lecturer at Kwara state School of Health Technology.
“May Almighty Allah bless him, forgive him of all his misdeeds and grant him Aljanat Fridaus amin”,
But there was no word yet from police headquarters in Abuja.
As a muslim, Jimoh may be buried in Ilorin today.