Alleged Suicide: Naval Officer Dies At His Residence In Lagos

A Naval officer has allegedly committed suicide at his home in Lagos.

Rear Admiral Teikumo Daniel Ikoli is believed to have shot himself in the early hours of Wednesday at his residence in the Apapa area of Lagos.

A statement sent to Channels Television from the Headquarters of the Western Naval Command, explains that gunshots were heard near his house and when his room was opened, the Naval officer was found dead.

The Navy did not explain what could have led to the alleged suicide but it adds in its statement that the police have been invited and investigations have commenced into the incident.

Rear Admiral was a member of the committee on arms deal and until now, and the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command.

SOURCE: Channels Tv