Nigeria: Another death of former police boss, Malikawa, announced in Kano


The death of a former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa, has been announced in Kano State.

Malikawa’s younger brother, Rilwanu, who confirmed his death on Tuesday, said the retired police officer died on Monday.

“He was admitted to the hospital three days. He died yesterday (Monday). He is a diabetic patient,” Riliwanu, the media officer of Kano Pillars FC, said.“

The deceased would be buried in Kano on Tuesday.

The Pillars FC mourning the deceased, tweeted: “Our thought and prayers are with the family of the Media Officer of our darling club, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, who lost his brother, former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa. He would be buried this morning in Kano. May his soul rest in peace!”

It will be recalled that the death of a serving Assistant Commissioner of Police, Atiku Nagodi, was reported in Kano State on Monday.

The 54-year-old Nagodi, until his death, was the Mobile Squadron Commander 9, Police Mobile Force in Kano.

Earlier before his demise had been the successive death of two prominent emirs in Kano State, last week.