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Friday, 11 August 2017

Police assume control Yola North secretariat as factional authorities Clashed


YOLA—FACTIONAL board authorities have turned Yola North Local Government Area secretariat, Adamawa State, to a battlefield.

Troubled Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Mahmud Abba, is driving one group, while the Vice Chairman, Mr. George Raphael, drives the other.

Their fight has been waiting for quite a while, yet the circumstance accepted another measurement when their individual supporters conflicted in the secretariat for two back to back days. As of now, the doors of the secretariat have been under bolt, with intensely furnished hostile to revolt police separation keeping vigil.

Vanguard discovered that the Vice Chairman, Mr. George Raphael, and his gathering were permitted passage into the secretariat on Wednesday, when the month to month allotment was to be gone to. Detecting what was going on, the Chairman, Mahmud Abba's group raged the secretariat yesterday morning, conflicting with the Police as they endeavored to compel their way into the secretariat.

The policemen reacted, terminating nerve gas.

Reached on telephone, Mr. Raphael affirmed sharing the neighborhood government portion for July, adding up to N48 million, testing anyone not happy with his clarification to report him to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and that he had the order of Governor Mohammed Jibrilla to apportion the designation.

The state Police Command affirmed the advancement, depicting it as awful. Representative of the Command, Superin-tendent Abubakar Othman, said the Command had totally assumed control over the Yola North secretariat and cautioned the warring groups to sheathe their swords.