Adamawa Guber Election Crisis: IGP Orders Redeployment of Commissioner of Police

… says police committed to having perfect process

The Inspector general of Police, Baba Alkali has reiterated the Police commitment to having an hitch free election process in Adamawa state.

In doing this, the IGP ordered an immediate redeployment of the state Commissioner of Police and he is being replaced by the Gombe police commisioner, CP Etim Oqua.

This was contained in a statement by the force police public relations officer Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Tuesday.

Adejobi said though the police is yet to receive letter from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asking it to investigate and prosecute the Adamawa state resident Electoral commissioner, Hudu Yunusa-Ari over his announcement of the state’s guber polls while consultation was still ongoing at the time.

Adejobi said; “we have not received any letter, but we will carry out 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.”

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