Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mr Osung Ekpo, died mysteriously while swimming in an undisclosed hotel in Ajah, Lagos.
According to a police source, Ekpo had gone to celebrate St Valentine’s Day in company of friends when he decided to swim and got drowned at about 5pm at a hotel.
He was rescued from the pool and was taken to the hospital but he died few minutes later. Ekpo’s corpse was deposited in a morgue while investigations were ongoing to unravel the cause of his death.
A police source at the command headquarters, Ikeja, revealed he was doing some laps as a form of exercise when he got drowned.
He said, “Ekpo had gone to exercise in the hotel, but he died in the course of the exercise. His exercise was swimming, and he had done some press-ups and preliminary running around before jumping into the water.