Following the political debacle that played out in Adamawa State, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the immediate removal of the state’s commissioner of Police, Mohammed Barde, replacing him with CP Gombe, CP Etim Oqua.
It will be recalled that Barde, had followed Yunusa Ari, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), to declare the APC governorship’s candidate in the state, Aishatu Dahiru Binani as the winner of the election, even while collation was still ongoing.
The Force spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, speaking on the removal of the CP, said: “We have not received any letter, but we will carry out a thorough investigation on the Adamawa incident in collaboration with the INEC.
“So, if INEC sends in any letter, we will treat it as recommended as well. Also, the IGP has ordered the redeployment of the CP election Adamawa and replaced him with CP Gombe, CP Etim Oqua, who has been directed to proceed to Yola immediately for the conclusion of the guber election process in Adamawa. We are committed to having a more secure and successful process in Adamawa.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis