The death of Pius Uebari Imue, a serving Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of maritime has been announced.
Imue passed on at the age of 59, after a brief illness at St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The late Assistant Inspector General of Police enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on 1st January, 1984 as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police at Police Staff College Jos. He rose through the rank to the position of Assistant Inspector General of Police.
He served as Commissioner of Police, Department of Logistic and Supply in Force Headquarters and Commissioner of Police Railway in Lagos before he was promoted to Assistant Inspector General of Police on 23rd September, 2016.
He was previously the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Communication Force Headquarters and later Assistant Inspector General of Police Maritime, the position he held until his sudden demise after a brief illness.
Confirming the incident, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, described the demise as a sad loss to the force.
He said, “The Inspector General of Police and Management Team, on behalf of the entire officer and men of the Nigeria Police Force commiserate with the IMUE’s Family of Norkwiri-Boue town in Khana Local Government, Rivers State, the Government and good people of Rivers State on the passage unto glory of their illustrious son, AIG Pius Uebari Imue.
“May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace and the good Lord grant his Family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”