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Bayelsa ACP slumps and dies



By Anita Godfrey

An assistant commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Asufi has slumped and died on duty in Bayelsa state.

It was gathered that the ACP Asufi, slumped and died while on administrative duty on Tuesday Afternoon.

The Bayelsa police Spokesman, SP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the death of the senior police officer, adding that it was a sad day for the command. The police spokesman described the deceased ACP as an amiable and easy-going officer who related well with the rank and file, NAN reports.

However, the deceased hailed from the Ekwani community in Delta state.

According to SP Asinim “This life is full of mysteries. The death of the officer is incredible. Many of us saw him coming to the headquarters, smiling and exchanging pleasantries with everyone. He was a unifying factor between rank and file.

“Oga Asufi was an exemplary officer who did not spare any effort at putting smiles on the faces of all who came across him. He was very charismatic and forthright; he was an exemplary Christian whose faith was reflected in his conduct.

“We were shocked when an alarm was raised that he had slumped and was dying. He was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre where he was confirmed dead,” an officer said, amidst tears.