One of his
colleagues who spoke on his sudden death, said; “Kadiri was in charge of
traffic control. On that faithful night, he got a message from our
headquarters in Akure that he has been promoted to the position of a
station officer and we were all happy.”
further stated that he was in a happy mood on that night and celebrated
his promotion with his colleagues and friends before everyone went to
their various homes. He also left for his home which was like 2 poles to
He narrated further that suddenly they heard a
noise from the new inspector’s home in the wee hours of the following
morning that Kadiri died in his sleep.
His sudden death was said
to have caused commotion in the station that day. Now all other police
officers are said to be afraid to take up the position he left.
Three other police officers were penciled to take up the position but they all rejected it.