Assistant Inspector General of Police (retired), Dabo Aliyu Ruma, the former Administrator of Yobe and Anambra States has died after a brief illness.
The 73-year-old Dabo Aliyu, who is an indegene of Batsari, the traditional title holder of Sardaunan Ruma died on Sunday night in his Kaduna residence.
Dabo was an acting Administrator of Anambra State from November to December 1993 and served as Administrator of Yobe State from December 1993 to August 1996 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.
He was once an assistant director NSO State House Annex, He was also the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 7 Abuja.
He was given an award on Crime Prevention, award on best Commissioner of Police by the Inspector General of Police and also award on best policing in Anambra State.