Hamza Idris Malikawa, a former Assistant Police Commissioner is dead.
He died on Monday in Kano, according to his younger brother, Rilwanu.
Punch quotes Rilwanu as saying “He was admitted to the hospital three days. He died yesterday (Monday). He is a diabetic patient.”
The younger brother of the deceased, is said to be the media officer of Kano Pillers FC.
According to the paper, the former police officer would be buried in Kano on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the football club, has also mourned the deceased, when it tweeted: “Our thought and prayers are with the family of the Media Officer of our darling club, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, who lost his brother, former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa. He would be buried this morning in Kano. May his soul rest in peace!”
It is not clear the cause of his death.