Tears As Slain Police Officer During Rivers Rerun Election Is Laid To Rest

Mr Mohammed Alkali, a Police officer killed on Saturday, December 20 during the controversial  Rivers State rerun election, while on election duty, was buried in Bosso, Niger State, on Monday.

Alkali was killed along with some of his colleagues in the violence that characterised the rerun elections to fill vacant legislative seats.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the corpse, which arrived Minna at about 1.30 a.m., was received by the deceased’s father, Alhaji Yakubu Alkali, a retired Commissioner of Police, family members and many sympathizers.

The funeral rites were witnessed by top government officials that included Alhaji Zubairu Muazu, Commissioner of Police in Niger.

The young deceased officer is survived by his parents, one wife and three children.

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