SaharaReporters has confirmed that AIG Abubakar Jinjiri died in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, on Friday according to ACP Olabisi Alofe Kolawole, the National Police Force Public Relations Officer, who spoke with a SaharaReporters correspondent.

ACP Olabisi Alofe Kolawole, the National Police Force Public Relations Officer

“[AIG] Jinjiri died on Friday after a brief illness,” the spokesperson said. She added that “he was buried yesterday.”

ACP Kolawole also said that his replacement has not been announced and that formal announcements can be expected in the days to come.

 

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