The police officer beheaded during rivers re--run elections has been buried
Mr. Mohammed Alkali, a (DSP) officer slian on Saturday in Rivers State, while on election duty, was buried in Bosso, Niger State, on Monday. Alkali was killed along with some of his colleagues in the violence that characterised the Rivers re-run elections to fill vacant legislative seats.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the corpse, which arrived Minna at about 1.30 a.m., was received by the deceased’s father, Alhaji Yakubu Alkali, a retired Commissioner of Police, family members and many sympathizers. The funeral rites were witnessed by top government officials that included Alhaji Zubairu Muazu, Commissioner of Police in Niger. The deceased is survived by his parents, one wife and three children. (NAN)