The Nigeria Police Zone 8, Lokoja, have revealed more details on the death of Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of police in charge of the zone, Yunana Babas.
Speaking to newsmen on Friday, the Acting Public Relations Officer for the zone, Inspector Ruth Awi, said that Babas was due for retirement in two weeks time.
According to the Zone’s spokesperson, Babas died suddenly at the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.
Awi said the late AIG was in the office on Wednesday, Jan. 13, to attend to his official duty up till afternoon and later left for his house without any sign of illness.
She stated that Babas later sent for the zone’s photographer to come to his house and take some photographs.
According to Awi, the photographer, however, returned to the office later, informing us that he could not take any photograph because the AIG took ill suddenly.
“Based on this, we paid him a visit immediately and took him to the police clinic at the New Layout area in Lokoja,” she said.
She said that the health of the AIG instead of improving started deteriorating, a development which made them to rush him to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.
“We were all outside praying and hoping that he would come out when the news filtered out that the AIG has passed on ,” Awi said.