DIG Egbunike a seasoned police officer: IGP Baba condoles with family

DIG Joseph Egbunike

DIG Joseph Egbunike

By Monday Ijeh

The Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba has condoled with the family, relatives, and friends of Joseph Egbunike, a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) who died on Tuesday.

His condolence message is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday, by the Acting Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

“On behalf of the Force Management Team, and Officers of the Nigeria Police Force, the IGP regrets to announce the demise of DIG Joseph Egbunike, which occurred on Tuesday at about 9 p.m.

“Egbunike died in active service at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness.

Related News

“Until his death, the late DIG was in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department and the supervisory DIG in charge of the South-East,” he said.

He said Egbunike was a dedicated and seasoned police officer who served the nation in various capacities including as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Police Accounts and Budget.

Egbunike who hailed from Onitsha, Anambra, held a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.), B.L., a Masters in International Law and Diplomacy (MILD), and a PhD in Criminology.


Load more