A Police source told The Guardian that Ekpo who was in company of his
friends, had gone to celebrate St Valentine’s Day when he decided to
swim and was drowned.
Eye witnesses said that he was rescued from the pool and was taken to the hospital but died few minutes later.
But Lagos State Police spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent
of Police told The Guardian that the ACP had gone for a swimming
exercise when the sad incident occurred.
Her words: “Yes, we lost ACP Ekpo, the Area Commander, Area K
Command. He was exercising in a swimming pool when he died. I am
preparing a press release, which I would send to you soon. “