Rivers police boss dies in India
Rivers State Police commissioner, Bolaji Odesanya is dead. Police sources told The Guardian that Odesanya died in Dubai where he went for treatment.
“He has been battling with sickness in recent times. He was in Dubai for treatment,” a source said.
The late Commissioner of Police was enlisted into the Force on the 1st February, 1986 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police and rose through the rank.
He served as Deputy Commissioner of Police Department of Operations and that of Finance and Administration in Rivers State before he was promoted and posted as Commissioner of Police Rivers State Police Command on the 20th July, 2016, the position he held until his sudden demise on 31st January 2017 after a brief illness at Sterling Hospital Ahmedabad-Gujarat in India.