An Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration in the Bayelsa State Police Command, ACP Emmanuel Idowu Asufi, slumped and died while performing official duty on Tuesday.
ACP Asufi was said to have collapsed and died at the Police headquarters in Ovom community, Yenagoa, on Tuesday afternoon.
The sudden death of the police chief threw the fold of the Bayelsa Police Command into shock.
The deceased was an indigene of Ekwani community in Delta State. He was the ACP in charge of Administration at the State Police Command.
When journalists visited the police state command on Wednesday, the mood was solemn.
Many police personnel, who worked with the deceased, expressed shock over his sudden demise.
The deceased served as Chief Security Officer to the Bayelsa Government House and Commander of the State Security Outfit, Operation Door Akpor.
Recall last month, a deputy inspector general of police in charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department, Joseph Egbunike slumped and died in his FCID Area 10 office in Abuja.
Until his death, Egbunike headed the Special Investigation Panel constituted by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, to investigate the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, over money laundering allegations.