Former Inspector General of police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasie died Thursday evening in Katsina after an illness.

Coomassie died on Thursday evening at the age of 76 years.

Dahiru Coomassie, who is the younger brother, confirmed the death.

Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie is survived by one wife, six children and many grand children.

Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie was the longest serving Inspector General of Police.

Before his death, Coomassie is the Sardauna Katsina of Emir of Katsina and Garkuwan Hausa of Emir of Daura.

He was rushed to the Orthopedic Hospital in Katsina around 11am in the morning, regain his consciousness after an hour and gave up around 5pm.

Chief of Katina, Justice Danladi Musa was among the earlier callers in his house around 8:20pm.

His corpse was said to have been brought to his residence from the hospital where he died.

Funeral prayer to be performed on late Coomassie after the Jumaat prayers at the Bani Coomassie Mosque in GRA, a stone throw to his residence and buried according to Islamic rites.

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