Adamawa Assembly Speaker Finally Reacts To Report Of Him Beating A Policeman
Earlier, we reported about the Speaker of Adamawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa, who physically assaulted one of the policemen attached to him who complaint over non-payment of allowances.
Now, Mijinyawa, in a statement Saturday signed by the Assembly Public Relations Officer, Mr Yahaya Daji, has denied reports describing the story as “baseless, false, unfounded and malicious” aimed at denting his image.
Mijinyawa said that as a legislator, he has respect for the rule of law and would not carry out such dastardly act against anybody.
According to The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Adamawa Police Command Public Relations officer, Mr Othman Abubakar, had said that the police was investigating the matter.
Abubakar said that there was allegations that the speaker beats one of the policemen attached to him.
The spokesman, who did not give details, explained that the Yola Area Command of the force was investigating the matter.