A former Inspector-General of Police, Tafa Balogun, is dead.
He died on Thursday evening according to sources who confirmed the development to TheCable.
Although details surrounding his death are still sketchy, the former IGP had not been seen in public in recent times, and he was said to have been sick.
He reportedly died in a hospital in Lekki area of Lagos on Thursday evening.
The former IGP would have clocked 75 on August 8.
Balogun served as IGP between 2002 and 2005, during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
He, however, resigned his position following allegations of corruption against him.
After he left office, he was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over allegations of benefitting from corruption and was sentenced to six months imprisonment with N4 million fine.