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Police Force mourns IT General Maishanu

11 February 2015, 06:54Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Nigeria Police Force has mourned the passing of one of its longest-serving officers, Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) Ibrahim Maishanu, who has been in charge of Information Technology.

He died at the age of 55 earlier this week at an Indian hospital while undergoing treatment.

According to a statement by Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force Public Relations Officer Force, Maishanu hailed from Yabo Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

Ojukwu said the deceased was enlisted into the Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (Cadet ASP) in 1984 and had his initial training at the Nigeria Police College in Ikeja Lagos.

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He held a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and had attended several professional courses both at home and abroad.

He was an alumnus of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos.

Ojukwu said Maishanu was a versatile and well travelled officer who has served as Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Ogun, Niger and Imo States.

“A consummate Police Officer and a caring family man, he would be remembered by his colleagues and friends within and outside the Force as a fine and patriotic officer who gave his best to the service of his fatherland.”

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba commiserated with the Maishanu family and the entire officers of the Nigeria Police Force and prayed that the Almighty Allah granted the deceased eternal rest and gave the family the fortitude to bear the loss.

- CAJ News

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