BREAKING: Ex-Nigeria Police IG, Gambo Jimeta is dead
A former Inspector General of Police, Gambo Jimeta, is dead. A close family friend revealed that Mr Jimeta, who hails from Adamawa state, died in the early hours of Thursday in Abuja.
He was appointed in 1986 to succeed Etim Inyang and was succeeded by Aliyu Attah in 1990.
The death of the former police boss brings to three the number of prominent personalities from the state to die this week.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Mohammed Jibrilla, Abdulrahman Abba, died in Makkah, Saudi Arabia on Monday while a former first lady of the state, Zainab Nyako, also died early Wednesday in Yola.
Jimeta was the National Security Adviser to former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.
The deceased was a vocal voice on national issues.
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