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Police confirms arrest of suspects in Adamawa attack


“15 people were killed including a DPO while among those injure were some military personnels.” – Commissioner of Police

Armed Fulani herdsman

Adamawa Commissioner of Police, Mr Gazzali Mohammed, has confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with Sunday attack on four villages of Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Mohammed who did not give the number of those arrested said 15 people including a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) lost their lives in the attack.

“15 people were killed including a DPO while among those injure were some military personnels”, Mohammed said.

CP Mohammed debunked insinuation making round that the attack was perpetrated by Boko Haram, adding that it was purely an attack by Fulani herdsmen as reprisal.

Our correspondent reported that the early morning Sunday attack affected Demsare, Koh, Ndikajam, Tabongo and Koh villages where the Principal of Government Day Secondary School, Koh, Mr John Buba was also killed.

Meanwhile, the state government has condemned the attack and sued for calm.

The Commissioner of Information, Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, said the government has summoned an emergency security meeting to discuss the issue.

By Tom Garba, Yola

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