An emergency official accused a Nasarawa Commissioner of threat to life.
The Chairman of the Nasarawa State Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing the killing of scores of security operatives in Alakyo Village has directed an investigation into the alleged threat to the life of the state Secretary of the Emergency Management Agency, Abdullahi Idris, by the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Adamu Adogi.
The chairman gave the order after Mr. Idris presented a complaint of threat to his life through a text message allegedly sent to him by the commissioner over his testimony at the commission.
Mr. Idris read the text message before the commission.
“I heard the evidence you gave at the commission thank you,” the message stated.
The secretary told the commission that “My lord I came to tell the commission that the commissioner send me a text message thanking me which I don’t know why;” while urging the commission to ensure his safety.
Justice Joseph Gbadeyan, who took note of the complaint, urged security operatives to investigate the alleged threat.
Mr. Idris had, during his testimony before the commission, shown discrepancies in the commissioner’s statement over the recovery of firearms in Alakyo were the security operatives were killed.
While Mr. Idris said that the commissioner negotiated for the release of the arms which were brought in a sack, Mr. Adogi said the arms were recovered beside the bodies of the slain police officers.
Both the secretary and the commissioner were summoned before the commission to give explanation on how the firearms were recovered; and their experience in Alakyo.
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