The National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced the death of its Chief Security Officer (CSO), DSP Adamu Aso (Rtd.).
Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC National Publicity Secretary, said he died on Tuesday after a fatal car accident in Abuja.
The late CSO served in the Nigerian police force for 35 years after joining the force in 1971 and retired in 2006 as Deputy Superintendent of Police.
He worked as Ag. Chief Security Officer at the National Secretariat of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), one of the legacy parties that became the APC in power.
The deceased DSP Adamu Aso (Rtd.) Born on 12 April 1950 (69 years) he was married and had children. He came from the state of Yobe.
“The Party will miss the experience, temperament and maturity the late DSP Adamu Aso (Rtd.) displayed in the discharge of his duties”, the statement added.
“We express our deep condolences to his immediate family, the Nigerian Police Force and staff of the APC over this painful loss. We pray Almighty Allah gives us all the strength to bear the loss.”