The Speaker of the Adamawa state House of Assembly, Kabiru Mijinyawa, has beaten up a police sergeant
The sergeant was attached to the speaker as a police orderly
The police has confirmed that the incident took place
The Speaker of the Adamawa state House of Assembly, Kabiru Mijinyawa, has beaten up a police sergeant attached to him, Daily Trust reports.
A witness told journalists that the speaker got angry when the policeman complained about non-payment of his allowances.
The speaker was said to have grabbed the policeman and slapped him severally until the man was rescued by some security men around.
“The dazed sergeant was rescued by a civil defence man who had to remind the speaker that he was beating up a policeman,” the witness said.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Othman Abubakar confirmed the development, saying the commander in charge of Yola Area Command was handling the matter.
However, attempts to talk to the speaker were unsuccessful as he did not respond to calls and text messages sent to him.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police Force has returned the documents that it seized from the home of Senator Danjuma Goje in Abuja.
Police stormed Goje’s home around 5:00pm and ransacked the compound For hours NAIJ reported.
According to media reports, at least 12 vehicles, including about eight police vans were stationed outside the building and at least 25 mobile police officers were sighted outside the building, located on Haile Selassie Street, Asoroko.
The Police returned the documents on Thursday, April 27 after the National Assembly directed the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris to return them.