The Force Public Relations’ Officer, Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, has mourned the passing of the former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomasie.

He commiserated with the people and government of Katsina in a statement released in Abuja Friday, 20th July.

He said Commassie died on Thursday at the age of 76 at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Katsina after a brief illness.

Moshood said the deceased enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Inspector on May 11, 1964, and was trained at the Police College Ikeja.

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“He served as the 9th Indigenous I-G between 1993 and 1999.

“He will be buried according to Islamic rites after the Friday prayers at his residence, no. 1 Ibrahim Commassie, GRA, Katsina.

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“The I-G commiserates with his family, the good people and Government of the Kastina state and our dear nation Nigeria on this great loss,’’ he said.

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