Former Nigeria Police boss, Gambo Jimeta is dead

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Late Gambo Jimeta

A former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta, is dead.

Late Jimeta’s younger brother, Abdurrahman Adamu, confirmed his death Thursday night.

He died in Abuja at the age of 84.

Adamu who is former minister of interior, said Jimeta’s funeral will take place on Friday after the Friday prayers at the National Mosque, Abuja.

The late police chief was born on April 15, 1937.

Jimeta was appointed IGP in 1986 to succeed Etim Inyang and was succeeded by Aliyu Attah in 1990.

He was also a National Security Adviser to former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd)(21stcenturychronicle.com)

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