15th March, 2012
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Wednesday condoled with the hierarchy of the Nigeria Police Force and the family of Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations), Mr. John Haruna on the ill- fated air crash of a police chopper in Rukuba near Jos.
Governor Fashola in a condolence statement on the sad incident described the late DIG Haruna as a distinguished Police officer and a passionate professional.
He described the passage of Mr. John Haruna who once served as a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Lagos State and who died along with three other Police officers during a regular surveillance mission to Abuja from Jos as a big loss to the nation. The governor also commended late DIG John Haruna’s dedication and devotion to duty just as he condoled with the Police High Command for the huge and irreparable loss.