Information reaching us at www.katsinapost.com has it that the funeral and final burial activities of the body of Late Ibrahim Coomassie would hold at the new Banu-Coomassie Juma’at mosque located in GRA, Katsina.
The time for the funeral prayers according to our sources is slated by 1 pm immediately after the Juma’at prayer.
Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, a retired Nigerian police officer and the 9th Inspector General of Nigerian Police who served between 1993 to 1999, under the military governments of Generals Sani Abacha and Abdulsalami Abubakar had died in Katsina yesterday the 19th of July, 2018 evening.
Ibrahim Coomassie was among the eldest sons of Malam Ahmadu Coomassie, an educationist, and businessman who became a permanent secretary of the ministry of education in the Northern region.
Ibrahim Coomassie was born in Katsina State on 18 March 1942. He was educated at the Provincial Secondary School, Zaria, Barewa College, Zaria, the Detective Training College, Wakefield, UK and Washington DC in the United States.
He is survived by six children and one wife.