Late Police Chief, AIG Bishi Buried Amidst Tears

Posted on January 13, 2021

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE

The body of the late Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Police Armament, Force Headquarters, Abuja, AIG Omololu Bishi, was yesterday, Tuesday 12th January, 2021, laid to rest at Ebony Vaults, Ikoyi area of Lagos, amidst tears.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that there was Police fanfare as the AIG Zone 2, AIG Ahmed Iliyasu, led Senior Officers in Lagos to represent the Inspector General of Police and organised a befitting burial parade in honour of the late Senior Officer.

This was disclosed by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

The late officer, who hailed from Lagos Island, Lagos State, got enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1988 as cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police. He was survived by his wife and kids. 

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, NPM, mni, as a practice, had directed a befitting burial for the late officer, who was briefly sick and died on admission at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, on Monday 11th January, 2021.

The AIG Zone 2, AIG Ahmed Iliyasu, was accompanied to the burial arena by AIG Police Cooperative, AIG Aminu Saleh Pai, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, Area Commanders and Commanding Officers, Police Mobile Force in Lagos and Senior Officers from Police formations within Lagos State. 

The brief burial rite was witnessed by his immediate family members, representatives of the Oba of Lagos, his course mates in Police Academy, friends and well wishers. 

The AIG Zone 2, AIG Ahmed Iliyasu, expressed shock on the sudden death of AIG Omololu Bishi, who was recently promoted to the rank of AIG.


He, on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, described the late AIG Bishi as humble, responsible and dedicated to duty. He also sympathised with the family, Oba of Lagos, the Chiefs and friends on his demise. He prayed that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.

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