A retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Tambari Yabo, is dead.
He died yesterday at the Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after a brief illness at the age of 64.
He is survived by two wives, 14 children and many grandchildren.
He has been buried in his country home, Yabo, after a funeral prayer led by the chief imam of Yabo, Sheikh Lema Faruk Yabo.
Among the personalities that attended his funeral prayer were the Minister of Police Affairs Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi; former governors of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko and Yahya Abdulkarim, as well as the chief of staff to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.