Emerging report has it that the former inspector-general of police, lhaji Muhammadu Dikko Yusuf, is dead.
Confirmed by his family member, Alhaji Lamis Dikko, he was reported to have died at the age of 85.
According to him, the late police boss passed away in his house in Abuja after a protracted illness last night.
The late MD Yusuf who served as Inspector General of Police from 1976 to 1979, will be buried by 2pm on Thursday in Katsina municipal.
Until his demise, the late Yusuf was also a politician. He headed the Grassroots Democratic Movement during the period of transition to democracy launched by General Sani Abacha in 1997–1998. The organization had a left wing orientation.