Tuesday, July 5

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Plateau gets new police commissioner.
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Plateau gets new police commissioner.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has ordered the immediate posting of Bartholomew Onyeka to the Plateau State Police Command as the new Commissioner of Police. This followed the redeployment of CP Edward Egbuka to the Force headquarters for other national engagements. This is happening five days after the Speaker, Plateau State House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, was impeached and replaced by Yakubu Sanda allegedly by six lawmakers. This has thrown the state in disarray with youths protesting the development amid increasing tension in the state over killings by suspected herdsmen. There are concerns that the crisis in the assembly might further stoke instability in the state. But announcing the deployment of the new CP in a statement on Wednesday, the for...