Irefin was redeployed from Headquarters 81 Division Lagos to Headquarters 6 Division Port Harcourt and appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC), on the 14th July 2020.
Hitvibz gathered that the GOC was attending the annual Chief of Army Staff Conference in Abuja before he took ill and died.
His death has forced the conference to be cancelled while participants comprising principal staff officers, GOCs, commandant of army schools, commanders of army operations have been asked to go into isolation for 14 days.
Our correspondent reports that the Army is yet to release an official statement on the development.
Hitvibz further learnt that Judge with the state judiciary was only buried recently after reportedly dying of complications from the dreaded virus.