A former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa, has died in Kano State.
Malikawa’s younger brother, Rilwanu, confirmed that the retired police officer died on Monday.
Riliwanu, who is also the media officer of Kano Pillars FC, said, “He was admitted to the hospital three days. He died yesterday (Monday). He is a diabetic patient.”
Kano Pillars FC also took to Twitter to mourn the deceased.
Our thought and prayers here @pillarsfc are with the family of the Media Officer of our darling club, Rulwanu Idris Malikawa who lost his brother, former Assis. Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa.
He would be buried this morning in Kano.
May his soul rest in peace!
— Kano Pillars FC Official (@pillarsfc) May 5, 2020
Malikawa’s death is coming barely a day after an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Atiku Nagodi, also died in Kano State on Monday.
Nagodi, 54, until his death, was the Mobile Squadron Commander 9, Police Mobile Force in Kano.