FORMER IGP, MUHAMMADU GAMBO JIMETA DIES OF CORONAVIRUS IN ABUJA HOSPITAL

Former Inspector General of Police, Muhammadu GAMBO Jimeta is dead. He died in an Abuja hospital today from complications arising from contracting Coronavirus.

Born April 15, 1937,  in Jimeta- Yola, Adamawa State, he was married with children;

GAMBO Jimeta  attended Jimeta Elementary School, 1947-49, Yola Middle School, 1950-55, Bauchi Provin cial Secondary School, 1956-58, Government College, Keffi, 1958-59, Nigeria Police College, Kaduna, 1959, Police College, Ikeja, 1959, Detective Training School, Wakefield, UK, 1962, Bramhill Police College, UK, 1963, In ternational Police Academy, Washington DC, USA, 1980, National Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt, Wolfson College, University of Cam bridge, UK, 1980-81, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru; enlisted in the Nigeria Police as a Cadet sub-Inspector, September, 1959; promoted Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), 1963, Deputy Superintendent of Police, 1967, Superintendent of Police, 1969, Chief Superintendent of Police 1972 and assistant Commissioner of Police, 1974; promoted Commissioner of Police, 1977; appointed Commissioner of Police and member, Executive Council, Lagos State, 1979-81; pro moted assistant Inspector General of Police and transferred to Force Criminal Investigation Division, Alagbon Close, Lagos, 1982; promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, 1984;

He was appointed Inspector General of Police and member, Armed Forces Ruling Council, since November 1, 1986. He later became National Security Adviser to the then President, General Ibrahim Babangida.

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