Police, Army Clash In Adamawa Regrettable – Gov Fintiri

Some soldiers had on Wednesday attacked the police command headquarters in Yola North Local Government Area of the state. The development led to the death of a police inspector, Jacob Daniel, throwing residents of the area into panic. 


Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, convenes an emergency security meeting in the wake of a violent protest between police and army operatives that left one inspector dead on November 21, 2023.

 

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has described as regrettable the violent clash between operatives of the Nigerian Army and police officers in the state.

Some soldiers had on Wednesday attacked the police command headquarters in Yola North Local Government Area of the state. The development led to the death of a police inspector, Jacob Daniel, throwing residents of the area into panic.

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While reacting to the development, Fintiri in a Thursday statement said an “emergency security meeting” was called over the clash, saying the resolution from the meeting was for the “commitment to justice and collaboration for the peace of Adamawa and Nigeria”.

“Addressed an emergency security meeting in Yola following the regrettable clash between Nigerian Army and Police,” the post on his X handle read.

“The conflict near Target Junction has been resolved, with a commitment to justice and collaboration for the peace of Adamawa and Nigeria.

“My condolences for the loss of one officer from both sides. We urge restraint to prevent a recurrence.”