A former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa, has died in Kano State.
Malikawa’s younger brother, Rilwanu, who confirmed his death on Tuesdays said the police officer died on Monday.
Riliwanu, who is also the media officer of Kano Pillars FC, said, “He was admitted to the hospital three days. He died yesterday (Monday). He was a diabetic patient.”
A post on Twitter by Pillars said, “Our thought and prayers are with the family of the Media Officer of our darling club, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, who lost his brother, former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hamza Idris Malikawa. He would be buried this morning in Kano. May his soul rest in peace!”
The leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo confirmed on Sunday that coronavirus was the cause of the mysterious deaths recorded in Kano State which had claimed lived of many prominent people in the state.