A former Inspector General of Police and until his demise Thursday, the Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie has died at the Orthopedic Hospital in Katsina.
His brother, Dahiru confirmed that his demise was after after suddenly falling sick on Thursday evening at 76 years old.
According to the source, he would be buried immediately according to Islamic rites after the Jumaat prayers at the Bani Coomassie Mosque in GRA.
A Katsina native, Coomassie turbaned the Sardauna Katsina of Emir of Katsina and Garkuwan Hausa of Emir of Daura.
He served as Nigeria’s 9th IGP from 1993-1999 during the draconian reign of military dictator, General Sani Abacha.
He was succeeded by Musiliu Smith and preceded by Alhaji Aliyu Attah. He left behind his wife, six children and many grand children.
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