Police To Deploy 5 Mobile Units In Adamawa To Stop Killings
Five mobile police units are getting ready to go to Adamawa State where several killings have been reported recently.
Clashes have occurred between farmers and herdsmen and many persons have been killed
The mobile police officials are expected to prevent future clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state.
The Inspector General (IG) of Police, Ibrahim Idris, announced the planned deployment of officers at meeting with the state Governor, Mr Mohammed Bindow in Yola.
He was there to commiserate with him and the people of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that about 20 people were killed and several others injured following a clash between farmers and herdsmen in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The attack occurred on Monday night following the killing of a farmer by suspected Fulani herdsmen resulting in a reprisal attack by the farming communities of Shaforon, Kodomti and Kikan all in Numan local government area of the state.
The IG said the five units would reinvigorate security operations to prevent further bloody clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state.
He also promised to deploy tracking units of the force for the investigation of previous incidents and assured the people of the state that the incidents would be thoroughly investigated to prevent a repeat.