The Cross River State Police Commissioner, Mr Abdulkadir Lanre Jimoh has died, hours from receiving an award.
He was 56 years old.
Mr Jimoh from Ilorin, Kwara State died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH on Friday (today), of suspected COVID-19 complications.
Doctors however said he died of pneumonia.
According to reports, he was scheduled to receive an award of excellence today, to which he had invited newsmen.
Jimoh’s kinsmen in Ilorin have confirmed the death.