In Ondo DPO dies in auto crash, son wounded

It was gathered that the deceased was travelling to visit his family members when the accident occurred.

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The Ondo State Acting Divisional Police Officer in charge of Yaba Police Division Ondo Town,  Ondo State, Mr. Aminu Mustapha, has been reported dead.

According to Punch, Mustapha died on Sunday evening, November 5, in a fatal motor accident on Ondo/Ore Expressway at Omifon area in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The newspaper cited a source in the State Police Command, who said the deceased was travelling to visit his family members when the accident occurred.

Reports said Mustapha's son was also in the Toyota Camry car in which he was travelling.

The son is said to be alive but sustained injuries.

The source said, "The accident occurred at about 7pm on Sunday evening. The DPO’s car somersaulted when he was traveling at Omifon area with his son and he died immediately.

"But the son survived the accident with injuries. He is currently in the hospital receiving treatment."

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The late Police officer was reportedly transferred to the Yaba Police Division recently in an acting capacity, after the immediate former DPO was transferred .