The Nigeria Police Force is deeply saddened to announce the peaceful passing of retired Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Abdulrahman Akano on December 4th, 2023, at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the entire police force extend their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the late DIG during this period of profound loss.
DIG Abdulrahman Akano’s service to the nation was marked by unwavering dedication and distinction, leaving an indelible legacy within the law enforcement community. His contributions have shaped and inspired many within the force, reflecting a lifetime commitment to upholding law and order in Nigeria.
The funeral rites honoring the life and service of DIG Abdulrahman Akano will be conducted in Iragbiji, his hometown in Osun State. The IGP stands in solidarity with the grieving family, friends, and well-wishers, acknowledging the loss of an exceptional individual. The Force reassures them of continued support, offering thoughts and prayers as they navigate through this difficult period of bereavement.
The passing of DIG Abdulrahman Akano marks the end of an era in the Nigerian law enforcement community. His profound impact and exemplary service will forever be remembered and cherished by those whose lives he touched.