By; IBRAHIM ADAMU, Kaduna
Police Academy, Kano has announced the death of cadet Sulaiman Jika after a brief illness.
A statement from the police officers’ training institution signed by the Pubic Relations Officer ((PRO) of the academy, ASP Hussain Suleiman, a copy of which was made available to our correspondent on Sunday September 3, explained that the young cadet, studying computer science complained of ailment before he was rushed to the academy’s medical facility.
The statement added that cadet Jika, a native of Adamawa State was discharged from the clinic after he was certified fit by medical doctors on call.
“On 29th August, 2023, the young cadet sought medical attention at the Academy Clinic due to an ailment.
“Following a diligent course of treatment and his gradual recovery, he was certified fit and discharged by the Medical Doctor on call the next day, and tasked to return at regular intervals for checks which he adhered to.
“However, fate took an unforeseen turn. On 2nd September 2023, he was once again admitted to the clinic for further examination and care following a complaint of restlessness.
“Though his vitals were normal upon examination and all necessary medical steps were taken, we regrettably report his untimely passing.
“The Commandant of the Nigeria Police Academy, AIG Sadiq Idris Abubakar, extends his deepest condolences to the grieving family, friends, and loved ones of Cadet Sulaiman Jika.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this period of profound sorrow. May God Almighty grant them the strength and resilience to bear this heavy loss,” the statement added.