The Zamfara State Chairman of All Progressive Congress Lawal M. Liman Kaura has called on the Inspector General of Police Muhammad Adamu to set up a Commission if Inquiry to investigate the refusal of the State Police Commissioner CP Usman Nagogo to attend to their various complaints and petitions filed by the party supporters.
The State party Chairman who addressed a statewide press conference in Gusau on Monday said, they have copies of all the correspondences between the party secratriat and state police command which he will share with the journalists for wider publication to the general public.
Lawal M. Liman Kaura also accused the state police Commissioner of conspiring with the PDP led government in the state to illegally arrest APC members on baseless grounds.
He said the party has written severally to the CP concerning molestation and harrasment of its members but he according to him the CP had never for once resoknded, investigated or even invited any of the APC member to hear from him.
He said the party has written a petition on on the 26th of November 2019 and the receives the petitioned on the 29th of same month for illegal arrest of our APC members in Talatar Mafara and since then no action was taken.
He further said, another letter of complaint was written to the State Police Commissioner
on the suspected act of assault in the residence of one of the prominent member of the party a former Commissioner Alh Ibrahim Danmalikin Gidan Goga noting that, the culprits were identified but no action was taken by the State Police Commissioner.
Gabdon Kaura further noted that, another letter of complaint was written against one sergeant Jamilu Muhammad with force no: 476221 who was used illegally to arrest APC members the latter according Gabdo was dated 25th December and recieved same day by the CP but no action was taken.
He further said the party had also written a letter conveying a court order in respect of the suite no FHC/GS/CS/2017/2018 filed by one Surajo Garba Maikatako and 138 others received by the state police Commissioner and no action was taken.
The APC State Chairman also said, the party has written another letter of complaint against a police officer serving with Zamfara State Police Command by name Bashir Hassan dated 31st January 2020 and also received by the state police commissioner and no action was taken.
He said the party has also written a complaint dated 6th of April 2020 against an attack on the APC members who were brutally matcheted in Talatar Mafara the letter was received by the State Police Commissioner and yet no action was taken.
Gabdo further said, the party had also written a complaint against molestation of its members in Kaura Namoda local government dated 6th April 2020 and the letter was also received by the CP but no action was taken.
He noted that recently they have written a letter of complaint against one Rabiu Emir and Alh Faruk Shatiman Rijiya with an audio call evidence attached but still there is no response from the state police command.
“There was also an attack on our Zonal office in Talatar Mafara on 8th of September 2020 and we have written to the CP yet no action was taken” Gabdo added.
Similarly there was an arrest warrant on one of the party stalwart Alh Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannah dated 3rd September 2020 in which he was invited, detained and arraign before the court by Zamfara CP.
Gabdo also accused the CP of being used by the PDP led government in the state to arrest one of their active members Abu Dantabawa alongside some party supporters and detained them at the state CID on the
12th of September 2020.
12th of September 2020.
He said there was a scheduled meeting between the party officials and the State Police Commissioner on Monday which aimed at having the opportunity to sit down and discuss the burning issues with the hope of getting the whole crises resolve but the meeting could not hold as scheduled and for reason best known to the State Police Commissioner.
He said APC supporters in Zamfara have lost hope on the state Police Commissioner hence all issues tabled before him in respect of APC members have not being attended to by the CP.
He emphasized that, APC supporters are peace loving and would continue to pursue peace and also respect all the constituted authorities.