Defence News NG
Cover

Wife of the former Inspector General of Police, Musiliu Smith has died

She was aged 69.

News of her death was announced by the Lagos State government in the early hours of Saturday. Secretary to the the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile said in a tweet.

“Lagos State Government, on behalf of the Smith family, wishes to announce the passage of our mother and grandmother, Alhaja Ariat Aderoju Smith (nee Jinadu) who died on Friday, June 5, at the age of 69.

“The remains of late Alhaja Ariat Smith will be buried on Saturday, June 6, in accordance with Muslim rites.

“Only immediate family members will be allowed at the burial rites, in strict compliance with the NCDC/Lagos State Government’s guidelines on COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

“May Allah grant her Aljanah Firdaus.”

The deceased is survived by her husband, Musiliu A. K. Smith; children: Mr. Mujeed Adekunle Smith and Mrs. Atiat Olubunmi Sheidu.

Mrs Smith was appointed as Inspector-General of Police in May 1999, and retired in March 2002.

Alhaja Ariat Aderoju Smith was said to have succumbed to an undisclosed illness on Friday.

Also Check Out:

Prof Abdullahi, General without troops – Presidency

Defence News Ng

Revealed: How compromised ICC plans to release a trumped-up report on alleged indictment of Nigerian Military leaders

Defence News Ng

Insecurity: Nigerian police launches ‘Rescue Me’ app

Defence News Ng

Yoruba youths hail nomination of former service chiefs as worthy ambassadors, call for speedy confirmation

Defence News Ng

Police confirm kidnap of Dariye’s father

Defence News Ng

Insecurity: ONSA engages in town hall consultations across geo-political zones

Defence News Ng

Maina: Court grants plea for further bail variation

Defence News Ng

Gov. Sule denies report on regrouping of Boko Haram in Nasarawa

Defence News Ng

Terrorism: Nigeria has made giant strides in human rights compliance, won’t be intimidated by ICC, Amnesty – Human Rights Group

Defence News Ng

APC NEC: Presidency replies critics, says meeting was via video conference

Defence News Ng

FG To Begin Trial Of 5,000 Boko Haram Suspects – DG Legal Aid Council

Defence News Ng

INSECURITY: Aisha Yesufu Lashes Out At Governor El-Rufai

Defence News Ng

Leave a Comment