The Nigeria Police has announced the death of Muhammad Hurdi, the Katsina State commissioner of police.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Aminu Sadiq announced the demise of Mr. Hurdi in a statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Katsina.
Mr. Sadiq, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said Mr. Hurdi died on March 27, after a protracted illness.
He said the late commissioner joined the service in 1988 as ASP cadet officer and rose through the ranks to the rank of a commissioner.
The PPRO said Mr. Hurdi would be remembered as a patriotic and dedicated officer who gave his best in the service of his fatherland.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Bala Zama Senche, in the statement, prayed to God to grant the deceased eternal rest and give the family fortitude to bear the lost.