The Nigerian Police has announced the death of retired Inspector General of Police, IGP (RTD) Alh. Ibrahim Ahmadu Commassie, GCON, NPM, mni, aged 76.
The former IGP, who served as the 9th Indigenous Inspector General of Police between 1993 and 1999 died yesterday evening at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Katsina, after brief illness.
This was contained in a statement from Force Headquaters by Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, Force Public Relations Officer.
It reads: “The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, on behalf of the Police Management Team and the entire Officers and Men of the Force with a heavy heart regret to announce the demise of IGP (RTD) Alh. Ibrahim Ahmadu Commassie, GCON, NPM, mni, Sardaunan Katsina, Garkuwan Hausa who died at the age of Seventy Six (76), this evening at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Katsina after a brief illness.
“The late IGP was born on 18th March, 1942 in Katsina, katsina State. He enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Inspector on the 11th May, 1964 and was trained at the Police College Ikeja. He was appointed the 9th Indigenous Inspector General of Police on 26 August, 1993 to 1999.
“He will be buried according to Islamic rites after Friday prayers, tomorrow, 20th July, 2018 at his residence, No. 1 Ibrahim, Commassie, GRA, Katsina State.
“The IGP commiserate with his family, the good people and Government of Katsina State and our dear Nation, Nigeria on this great loss.
“May his soul Rest in Peace.”