Former Nigeria captain, CP Yomi Onasile (Rtd), has been confirmed dead of Covid-19 complications.
The late retired Commissioners of Police were gathered to possess given up the ghost at the Isolation Center at Olodo area of Ibadan, the Oyo capital, around 10 am today Saturday, 30th January 2021.
It was gathered that the retired Commissioner of Police had been on admission at the COVID-19 Isolation Centre since January 24, and had died while receiving treatment.
It was further learned that his corpse was still at the Isolation Centre as at the time of filing this report.
Onashile was said to be a cousin to Chief Mike Adenuga, the Chairman of Globacom telecommunications network.
The late retired CP. Onasile until his departure was a trained Biochemist from the University of Ibadan, before joining the Nigeria police.
Onasile had Masters’s Degree in Forensic and Food Contaminants Analysis from an equivalent institution, with the credit of being an expert in police fingerprinting.
He was a Hubert Humphrey Fellow at the Drug Program of the toilet Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, and also a seasoned and highly experienced man, having trained and worked with the NY local department and therefore the Israeli Police Crime Laboratory in Jerusalem.
He served as Commissioner of Police in Abia and Oyo, Ekiti and Lagos states, before his retirement, and had several books and monographs to his name.
He was the owner of a relaxation center for elderly men and ladies, called Senior Citizens Club, situated alongside Secretariat and Total Garden Road in Ibadan.
When contacted, the state Police PR Officer, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the story of the retired police commissioner’s death.