COVID-19 claims Police boss

The Cross River State Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh, is dead.

He died on Friday morning at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital allegedly of COVID-19-related ailment.

The Chief Medical Director of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme confirmed the death of Jimoh.

He said the CP was brought into the hospital on Friday dead.

“He was dead on arrival. COVID-19 protocols will be followed before his body will be evacuated,” Ikpeme said.

The CMD also advised all those who were with him to visit the hospital for COVID-19 test and subsequently be on self insolation.

Jimoh had spent barely five months in office before his demise. He took over from Nkereuwem Akpan in July this year.

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