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Rear Admiral In Presidential Arms Deal Probe Panel Found Dead


Rear Admiral Teikumo Ikoli has been found dead  in his Lagos home, Wednesday. Until his death, he was  the Fleet Commander of the Western Naval Command, Nigerian Navy.

Lt.-Cdr. Chinwe Umar, Spokesperson for the Western Naval Command who confirmed the development in a statement  also said  the  cause of Ikoli’s death  was not known. However the statement said investigation has commenced.

“In the early hours of Wednesday April 5, 2017, gunshots were heard in the vicinity where Rear Admiral Teikumo Daniel Ikoli resides in Apapa, Lagos.

“When his room was opened, he was found dead,’’ naval spokesperson Chinwe Umar said .

The statement disclosed that the police have  been invited for investigation into how the naval chief died The command pldeged  that more “updates would be given when the situation is clearer.’’

Reports said Ikoli was Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT ,he was later appointed into the Presidential Committee on the probe of arms deal. That appointed preceded his emergence as  Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command.


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