The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has announced the demise of DIG Joseph Obiajulu Egbunike, PhD, which occurred at about 9pm of March 8, 2022 at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness.
DIG Egbunike was until his death the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department and the supervisory DIG in charge of the South-East.
The IGP described DIG Egbunike as a dedicated and seasoned police officer, who served the nation in various capacities including as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Police Accounts and Budget.
“An officer with finesse and commitment to intellectual development and was instrumental to the achievements of the giant strides within the Police architecture”, the IGP said.
The Inspector-General of Police therefore condoled with the immediate family, relatives, and friends of the deceased DIG who passed away in active service of his fatherland and prayed for the repose of his soul.