Naval commander shoots self dead in Lagos

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The Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos State, Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, has allegedly shot himself dead in his residence in the Apapa area.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the commander, a member of the presidential committee investigating the $15bn arms deal, left his office on Tuesday around 1pm, on the grounds that he was ill.

The spokesperson for the Western Naval Command, Lieutenant Commander Chinwe Umar, said in a statement tagged, 'Domestic Accident Involving a Naval Officer,' that the cause of Ikoli's death had yet to be known, adding that the police had commenced investigation into the case.

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