Remains of Rivers CP arrive in Lagos for burial

*The late Odesanya

The remains of the Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Francis Odesanya, arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

Odesanya died on Jan. 31 in India where he had gone for medical treatment.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the remains of the late police chief arrived aboard an Emirates Airline aircraft at about 4.30pm.

It was received by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, the Lagos Airport Police Commissioner, Mrs. Victory Menta and the consignee,  Dr. Adegboyega Oke.

Spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, confirmed to that the remains of Odesanya were  later deposited at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) , Ikeja.

The late Odesanya joined the Nigeria Police Force on Feb.2, 1986 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent

He assumed office as the 37th Police Commissioner in the state on July 28, 2016, taking over from DIG Folunso Adebanjo.







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