Police pays tribute to HID Awolowo
The leadership of Nigeria Police led by Inspector General, Solomon Arase, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Obafemi Awolowo in Ikenne over the death of Hannah Awolowo who died on September 19.
Mr. Arase was accompanied by the Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Abdulmajid Ali; Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Fatai Owoseni; Commissioner of Police Cooperative, Dorathy Gimba; Assistant Commissioner of Police Bisi Kolawole; Police Force Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Alabi; and Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi among others to the Ikenne home of the deceased.
The police boss in his condolence message stated that the death of Mrs. Awolowo has created a big vacuum that could only be filled by God. He described the deceased as a special woman who has served God, mankind and Nigeria diligently in all areas.
He promised the Awolowo family adequate security before, during and after the burial rites of their mother assuring further that all hands will be on deck for effective policing of Ikenne town and Ogun State during the ceremony.
Mr. Arase also reaffirmed the police’ commitment to tackle crimes and social vices in the country.
The Inspector General of Police and his team were received by the children of the deceased.
Omotola Oyediran in her response on behalf of the bereaved family appreciated the Inspector General of Police and other police officers for their concern and support.