A retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Tambari Yabo has died on Saturday after a brief illness.
Yabo died at the Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) at 64 years old.
Confirming the news, a family member, Faruku Yabo, told NAN that the deceased was survived by two wives, 14 children and many grandchildren.
Hi remains have been buried in line with Islamic rites after a funeral prayer conducted by the Chief Imam of Yabo, Sheikh Lema Faruk.
Those present at the funeral service include Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi; ex-Governors of Sokoto, Aliyu Wamakko and Yahaya Abdulkarim; Chief of Staff to Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Muktar Magori, among others.
Dingyadi described the deceased as a religious, disciplined and patriotic man, who had served his nation meritoriously.
He prayed Allah to grant Yabo Jannatul Firdaus and his family the fortitude to bear the loss.