News reports have revealed the tragic events that led to the mysterious death of an Assistant Commissioner of police at a hotel in Lagos State.
The Area Commander in charge of Area K Police Command, Morogbo, Mr. Osung Ekpo, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) reportedly died mysteriously while swimming at an undisclosed hotel.
The Guardian reports that a Police source had revealed that the incident ‘was the worst valentine gift for the police’.
Mr Ekpo had reportedly been in the company of his friends, and had been celebrating St Valentine’s Day when he decided to swim and drowned.
Eye witnesses accounts reveal that he had been rescued from the pool and rushed to an undisclosed hospital but died some time later.
Lagos State Police spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of Police revealed to The Guardian that the ACP had gone for a swimming exercise when the sad incident occurred.
Speaking with correspondents, Badmos had said:
“Yes, we lost ACP Ekpo, the Area Commander, Area K Command. He was exercising in a swimming pool when he died. I am preparing a press release, which I would send to you soon. “
May his soul rest in peace.