Former Rivers State Commissioner of Police AIG Dan Nature Dead PRESS STATEMENT GOVERNOR LALONG MOURNS RETIRED AIG DAN BATURE Governor Simon Bako Lalong says he is shocked by the sudden death of retired Assistant Inspector General of Police Mr. Dan Bature who died at the age of 58. Lalong while commiserating with his family and the people of Plateau State said the nation has lost a committed and dutiful personality who served the country throughout his career in the Nigeria police force with dignity, courage and zeal. He said even in retirement, AIG Bature continued to serve the nation and Plateau State by offering his wealth of experience and also impacting his immediate community tremendously. The Governor also praised the contributions of the late AIG Bature to the restoration of peace and security in Plateau State through his consistent engagement in peace building and capacity building for crime fighting. Lalong said that the late police officer also did a lot to empower youths in his community and within the State as well as engaged in entrepreneurial activities that created employment opportunities for many youths and added value to the economy. He prayed God to grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest and comfort the family. Dr. Makut Simon Macham Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State. 10th January 2021.