Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Breaking News: Former inspector general of police, Chief Sunday Adewusi is dead

Former inspector general of police is dead...
Chief Sunday Adewusi, the former Inspector General (IG) of police has reportedly passed away, News NG reports.

It was reported that the former IG died at the age of 79 on Tuesday night, January, 26 at the National Hospital, area 11 in Abuja.

Adewusi who is from Ogbomoso , Oyo state took over from Adamu Suleiman as the chief of police in 1981. He was however replaced in 1983 by Etim Inyang.

He was the ADC to the then governor-general, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe.

Adewusi was born in Eggon local government area of Nasarawa state to Pa Abraham Ishola Adewusi and Eyiolawi Abeje. He made history when he was became the youngest commissioner of police at the age of 32. He rose to the position of the IG at the age of 445.

Nigerian Tribune reports that Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala who confirmed the demise of the top police officer describd him as a dedicated and committed Nigerian.

“The Asiwaju of Ogbmosho, Chief Sunday Adewusi, is a father who, in no small way, contributed to my success in life.

“He is a rare officer and boss who served Nigerian police force gallantly. His contribution to the image of police is still a reference point up till today. He will be sorely missed by the police, Ogbomosoland, Oyo State and Nigeria in general.”

Meanwhile, another former inspector general of police, Mike Okiro was sent packing by his landlord due to his inability to pay his rent.