Reports just reaching NAIJ.com have confirmed that former a Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie is dead.
The death of the former police boss was announced in a tweet on Thursday, July 19, by Saleh Shehu Ashaka, a journalist who works with the VOA.
There are reports that Coomassie who was the Sardauna of Katsina died at the General Amadi Rimi Specialist Hospital after battling an undisclosed ailment.
Premium Times reports that his brother, Ahmad Muntaqa Coomasie, confirmed that he died in Katsina.
In other news, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, July 19, received the representatives of the family of late former vice president, Alex Ekwueme, in the State House, Abuja, the nation's capital.
NAIJ.com gathered that the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known through his Facebook page.
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