The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has commiserated with the family of late Ibrahim Coomassie, a former Inspector-General of Police.
The Force Public Relations’ Officer, Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, 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 Cadet Inspector on May 11, 1964 and was trained at the Police College Ikeja.
“He served as the 9th Indigenous IGP 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.
“The IGP commiserates with his family, the good people and Government of the Kastina state and our dear nation Nigeria on this great loss,’’ he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Coomassie was the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Arewa Consultative Forum before his death.(ACF).(NAN)