Police confirm death of inspector during attack on Adamawa State command

Adamawa CP, Babatola.
Adamawa CP, Babatola.
Police confirm death of inspector during attack on Adamawa State command

Adamawa State police command has confirmed the death of one inspector Jacob Daniel during an attack on the state police command.

This paper reported that some unknown gunmen have launched an audacious attack on the state police command in the wee hours of today which lasted for about 30 minutes sparking tension and anxiety amongst residents of the state capital.

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A statement by the spokesman of the command on Wednesday said the state commissioner of police, Afolabi Babatola deeply condemned the brutal and heinous attack on the police facility and killing of its personnel, Inspector Jacob Daniel.

“The Commissioner of police CP Afolabi Babatola has strongly condemned the recent conflict between police and military officers along target junction, Yola North LGA that resulted in exchange of fire and brutal attack on the police facility and killing of Inspector Jacob Daniel.

“Consequently, the CP has ordered an immediate investigation into the matter with a view to ensuring peace and justice,” Babatola said.

The commissioner of police warned that henceforth no attack on security personnel in the line of duty will be tolerated.

“Attack on all security officers in the line of duty would no longer be tolerated under whatever guise, as the command holds the lives of all security personnel sacrosanct. Such unwarranted conflict would be strictly treated in accordance with extant laws,” he noted.

Babatola equally reiterated the commitment of the command to protect lives and property while stressing that it is vital to work with other sister security agents in protecting the fundamental rights of security operatives, in order to enable them advance their sacred mandate of serving and protecting the citizens better.

The police boss call for calm noting that the top management of both security agencies are doing everything legally possible to address the situation.

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