The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5, comprising Edo, Delta and Bayelsa states, is dead.
He died Sunday morning at the Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State after a brief illness.
This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Ahmed Wakil, a Superintendent of Police, in a terse Whatsapp message on Sunday.
He said: “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un. With a heavy heart but total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, I wish to announce the death of A.I.G Lawan Tanko Jimeta.