DPO slumps, dies in office


SP Abubakar Musa, the Divisional Police Officer of Jahun Local Government Area, Jigawa State is dead.

Police Public Relations Officer in the Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adamu who confirmed the death in a statement on Saturday noted that Abubakar slumped and died in his office.

He said the incident happened on Friday night around 9:00 pm in the DPO’s Jahun Division office after a protracted illness.

“SP. Abubakar Musa died yesterday around 9:00pm while closing from his official duty,” the statement said.

He explained that the deceased was rushed to the Jahun General Hospital and Rashid Shekoni General Hospital and was later moved to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead.


The State Commissioner of Police, CP. Emmanuel Ekot Effiom consoled the deceased’s family and the Nigeria Police Force.