Assistant Police Commissioner in Bayelsa State slumps and dies on duty post

Avatar admin | April 20, 2022

An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Idowu Asufi, has died while on duty on Tuesday, April 19.

Asufi who was in the office on Tuesday, had attended an official function and went back to his office where he was said to have collapsed and died before help could come to him.

The deceased who was in his late 50s and an indigene of Ekwani community in Delta State, was in charge of Administration in the State Police Command. 

The spokesman of the Bayelsa Police Command, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the demise of ACP Asufi, said Asufi had also served as Chief Security Officer to the Bayelsa Government House during the administration of former governor Henry Seriake Dickson. He also served as Commander of the State Security Outfit, Door Akpor.

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