IGP Mohammed Adamu

Police commissioner, Sulaiman Zubairu dies in Sokoto

NEWS DIGEST–The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the sudden death of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Sulaiman Zubairu. He died on Sunday.

The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Sadiq, said Zabairu was in the state to supervise the screening of candidates for the on-going recruitment into Nigeria Police Force.

“He finished his assignment on Sunday and was planning to depart for Abuja on Monday,’’ he said.

He said the deceased would be buried on Tuesday in Sokoto and prayed that the soul rest in peace.

Zubair was said to be an indigene of Adamawa state, who was on posting in Abuja, before his death.

Daily Trust reported that family members want him buried in Sokoto on Tuesday at 9am.

The Chief Imam of Abu Huraira Juma’at Mosque, Dr. Mansur Ibrahim, had posted on his Facebook wall that the funeral prayers for the deceased officer would take place at the Mosque on Tuesday.