The late Assistant Inspector-General of Police, in charge Police Armament, Force Headquarters Abuja, Omololu Bishi’s body was today, Tuesday 12th January, 2021, laid to rest at Ebony Vaults, Ikoyi, Lagos amidst tears and police funfair.
According to a statement by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the AIG Zone 2, 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.
The statement further indicated, “The late officer, who hailed from Lagos Island, Lagos State, was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1988 as cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.
“He was survived by his wife and children.
“The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, NPM, mni, as a practice, had directed a beffiting 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, was accompanied to the burial arena by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, AIG Police Cooperative, AIG Aminu Saleh Pai, 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 Bishi’s immediate family members, representatives of the Oba of Lagos, his course mates in Police Academy, friends and well wishers.
The AIG zone 2 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 as humble, responsible and dedicated to duty.
He also sympathised with the family, Oba of Lagos and chiefs and friends on his demise. He prayed that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.