25th November, 2017
By Yunusa Abdullahi
The Nigeria Police Force have assured the people of Adamawa state of the protection of their lives and properties.
The Inspector General of Police Idris Kpotum Ibrahim who stated this during a courtesy visit on Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at Government House Yola .
He told the Governor that he was in Adamawa state to commiserate with the government and people of Adamawa over the recent killings and attacks on innocent people in Numan Local government area.
He explained that the police force will deploy troops to the affected areas in order to maintain law and order and to avert future occurance.
The Inspector General of Police also appreciated the government and stakeholders for their efforts in in handling the issues, he explained that the primary responsibility of the Police is to protect lives and properties of citizens.
Mr. Idris Kpotum Ibrahim revealed that the matter will be thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators will be prosecuted before the court of law.
While responding, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla seek the indulgence of the police force to investigate the unfortunate incidence in order to punished the culprits, expressing that a special investigative machinary be set up "" I want the police to set up a special investigative machinary to Investigate the killings "" he emphasised.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla also said that an administrative panel of inquiry would be set up by the government to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the unfortunate incidence, and described the killings as barberic and inhuman.
Also in his remarks the Secretary to the State Government Dr Umar Buba highlighted some of the remarkable achievements recorded by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for the past Two and the Half years while piloting the affairs of governance which includes physical infrastructure, provision of Agricultural impliments, provision of portable Drinking water, Declaration of State of emergency on Education and Health sectors, among others.
Dr Umar Bindir further explained that Adamawa state is a international cattle routes that cattle breeders used from the central African Republic and past through Adamawa state before reaching to their destination across West African region and called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency address the issue of Farmers and Herdsmen in the country.