The Nigeria Police Force has replaced the commissioner of police in Adamawa state, Muhammad Mukaddas, with Audu Madaki, ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Mukaddas was replaced with the new commissioner on Wednesday, February 20, Premium Times reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the police have not issued an official statement about the reshuffling, but both police chiefs affected have confirmed the changes.
Reports has it that Mukaddas will be supervising election election security in Imo state during the 2019 general elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is from Adamawa, a state considered as a battleground in the presidential election by political analysts.
Atiku is widely known as a major employer of labour in Adamawa through his school and businesses.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, vindicated the ruling party’s claim that the opposition was working with some officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to compromise the presidential and National Assembly elections.
Oshiomhole, who addressed reporters on the night of Tuesday, February 19, said it had become clearer that the only mission of the PDP's candidate "is to cause confusion in the electoral system so that he would become president even it means presiding over graves".
He said only those who want to deploy thugs to undermine the elections would oppose and find fault with the statement of the president aimed at discouraging thuggery during the elections.
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Oshiomhole said the attention of the international community at the moment was that elections across the world should be violent-free and assured that the forthcoming elections would be conducted in a free and fair atmosphere.
He said: "It is only those who believe in thuggery that will find fault with the president’s directive. Is there anyone that would want to vote for thuggery?"
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