By Samuel Gangwaja & Yunusa Abdullahi
The Adamawa State Government in its efforts to fight insurgency in the State has Inaugurated a six man Commission of Inquiry to Investigate the recent attacks in Demsa and Numan at the Council Chambers of the Government House, Yola today.
Performing the inaugral ceremony, Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale reminded members of the Commission that the primary purpose of Government is to secure the lives and properties of its citizens. He explained that Government after consulting all the relevant stakeholders including security agencies and Traditional Rulers, decided to invoked it's powers under the commission of Inquiry Law ( Cap 34) of 1997 to institute the commission and empower it with the following terms of reference;
1.To Investigate the immediate and remote causes of the conflicts in Demsa and Numan.
2.To ascertain the extent of damages to lives and property.
3.To Identify persons involved.
4.To advise Government on curbing future occurrences.
5. To recommend appropriate remedies against any persons or institutions involved in the crisis.
6. To Proffer lasting solutions that would sustain peace in the state.