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Lagos DPO Mojeed Salami dies in his sleep

Salami, according to sources, slept on Monday evening and did not wake up on Tuesday morning.

 

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) at Seme border in Badagry, Lagos State near Benin Republic has been reported dead.

Mr Mojeed Adebayo Salami, a Superintendent of Police,

Salami, according to sources, slept on Monday evening and did not wake up on Tuesday morning.

He was taken to a hospital in Badagry where he was confirmed dead.

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Salami’s body has been taken to Ede, Osun State, his home town for burial according to Islamic rites.

“He was confirmed dead at an undisclosed hospital in Badagry.

“The deceased family has been informed of his death and his remains have been moved to Ede, Osun, his home town for his burial rites as a Muslem,” Persecondnews quotes a close associate of the late police officer as saying.

Salami was posted to Seme Divisional Police headquarters in 2021.

Contacted, the spokesman for the Lagos State Command, DSP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident, saying the DPO died in the wee-hours of Tuesday, January 10.

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