The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the death of Aminu Mustapha, the Acting Divisional Police Officer in charge of Yaba Police Division, Ondo Town, Ondo State.
Late Mustapha was said to have lost his life on Sunday evening, in a fatal motor accident along Ondo/Ore Expressway, at Omifon Area in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to a source in the Command, the Officer was travelling to visit his family members when the accident occurred.
Report also has it that his son was also in the car in which the deceased was travelling. Although the son did not die in the accident, he sustained injuries.
According to a source, “The accident occurred at about 7pm on Sunday evening. The DPO’s car somersaulted when he was traveling at Omifon Area with his son, and he died immediately. But the son survived the accident with injuries. He is currently in the hospital receiving treatment.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident, saying that the death of the Officer was a great loss to the Command.
“The death of Mustapha came to us as a rude shock. We will greatly miss him in this Command,” the PPRO said.