IGP opens up on death of DIG investigating Abba Kyari


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has confirmed the death of Deputy Inspector General of Police, Joseph Egbunike, who was in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department.

TheLeadng had reported Egbunike died on Tuesday after he slumped in his office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

It was gathered that Egbunike had met his doctor for a medical check-up after feeling unwell.

He, however, slumped and died a few minutes after he was given drugs at the National Hospital, Abuja,

Reacting, Adamu said DIG Egbunike was a dedicated and seasoned police officer who served the nation in various capacities including as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Police Accounts and Budget.

”An officer with finesse and commitment to intellectual development and was instrumental to the achievements of the giant strides within the Police architecture,” he said.

He, therefore, condoled with the immediate family, relatives, and friends of the deceased and prayed for the repose of his soul