PROFILE-Late Fmr. Commissioner of Police Mr James Danbaba
late Danbaba’s Born in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa on Jan. 30, 1943, Danbaba joined the Nigeria Police as a Cadet Sub-Inspector in 1963 and rose to the rank of Commissioner of Police until his retirement in 1998.
A former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr James Danbaba, is dead. A member of the family, Clement Dah, who confirmed the death, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Danbaba died on Sunday at the Military Hospital, Ikoyi, Lagos, after a brief illness.
Lagos Police Command spokesman, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, also confirmed Danbaba’s death, saying that “the command has lost a gallant police officer to the cold hands of death.’’
He added that burial arrangements will be announced by the family shortly.