Those Who Had Contact With Dead Police Commissioner In Cross River State Asked To Self-Isolate

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All those who had close contact with the late Cross River Police Commissioner have been directed to for isolation by the Chief Medical Director, CMD, the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.

Professor Ikpeme Ikpeme gave the directive while reacting the death Mr Jimoh Ibrahim the Cross River State Police Commissioner at the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in the hospital this morning.

He said Ibrahim was brought the hospital practically dead and advised all those who were with him to report for COVID-19 tests and self isolation.

Mr Ibrahim who is from Kwara State died at the University Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, reportedly of pneumonia complications.

A source close the man, Mr Rasheed Olariwaju, the AIT reporter in Cross River told Vanguard that the man was rushed to the UCTH this morning where he gave up the ghost.

He said as a Muslim, plans are afoot take his body to Kwara State for Muslim rites and subsequent burial.

Ms Irene Ugbo, the Cross River State Police Command spokesman did not pick calls but another police source said the man was diabetic and had complained not feeling well for some time.