The acting Public Relation Officer (APRO) of the Nigerian Police Force, Prince Moye has revealed the true causes that lead to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police, Joseph Egbunike’s death.
DIG Egbunike’s was reported to have slump and died in his office in Abuja.
But the PRO took to his Twitter account to clarify the circumstances surrounding the DIG’s death.
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“The late DIG Joseph Egbunike did not slump nor die in the office contrary to the news making rounds. He had health related issues and went to the national hospital abuja where he later died. I need to clarify this. We have lost a great asset in the Nigeria Police family. RIP”
Until his death, Egbunike headed the Police Special Investigations Panel that probed Abba Kyari, the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) and head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over his alleged involvement in fraud.
Egbunike held a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Accounting degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.), B.L.; a Masters in International Law and Diplomacy (MILD); and a PhD in Criminology.
Professionally, he belonged to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Institute of Cost Management (ICM), Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and the Chartered Institute of Fraud Examiners.