The Nigeria Police Force has lost Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 8, Yunana Babas.
His death came three days after the demise of another AIG, Omololu Bishi, who died weeks after attaining the rank.
Bishi, who was in charge of Police Armament, Force Headquarters Abuja, died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, (LASUTH) Ikeja on Monday.
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman confirmed the death of AIG Babas, describing it as “sudden”.
He described the late policeman as a perfect gentlemen and a dedicated officer.
received the news of the death of AIG Yunana Babas with shock and sadness. It is one tragedy too many.
“On behalf of the people and Government of Kwara State, I condole with the entire police family, especially the Inspector General of Police and the immediate family of the top officer, on this devastating development.
“The late officer is a fine gentleman, a patriot, and a professional cop who was very passionate about his duty to his fatherland. I recall the gallant roles the late officer played in some recent security developments in the zone,” AbdulRahman said.