- The Plateau state commissioner of police (CP) Undie Adie, has been replaced with Austin Agbonlahor, who was until his appointment, the CP operations at force headquarters, Abuja
- The police authorities did not give any reason for the change in the hierarchy of the plateau police command
The Plateau state commissioner of police (CP), Undie Adie, has been removed from his position with immediate effect following an order from the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris.
The Punch reports that Adie’s removal was announced in statement by the spokesperson for the Plateau state police command, Matthias Tyopev.
The statement read that Adie has been replaced with Austin Agbonlahor, who was until his appointment, the CP operations at force headquarters, Abuja.
Though no reason was given for the change in the hierarchy of the plateau police command, Legit.ng learnt that the recent security situation in the state may have prompted the change.
There has been tension in the state after 14 people were reportedly killed on Thursday night, September 27. The attack was said to have claimed the lives of one child, five men and eight women.
Meanwhile, the Plateau state government has declared Wednesday, October 10, 2018, a work-free day to enable residents to vote in the local government elections.
A statement by Richard Tokma, acting secretary to the state government, said that the elections would hold in 13 of the 17 local governments, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
He advised voters to exercise their franchise and do so peacefully, so as to avoid anything that would disrupt the peace in the state.
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