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Buhari Mourns Ex-IGP, Inyang

Etim Okon Inyang
Posted: Sep 30, 2016 at 12:49 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commiserated with the family of former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sir Etim Okon Inyang, who passed on at the age of 85.

Inyang was IGP for three years between 1983 and 1986 and was a member of the National Security Council and vice chairman of the 1987 Constitution Review Committee.

Buhari’s condolence was contained in a statement by the Presidency spokesman, Femi Adesina, issued in Abuja.

The statement reads:”On behalf of the Federal Government and all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the family of the late Inspector General of Police, Sir Etim Okon Inyang, who passed away at 85.

“President Buhari sends his condolences to the immediate family, friends and community of the deceased, who served meritoriously as the head of the nation’s police force for three years, 1983-1986.

“As a member of the National Security Council and Vice Chairman of the Constitution Review Committee in 1987, the President believes the former Inspector General contributed immensely to the reforms and structuring of the nation’s security, and the processes that heralded good governance and democracy.

“President Buhari prays that the almighty God will grant the departed soul eternal rest, and comfort his family.”