No Death Recorded In APC Governorship Primaries – Police
From Ahmad Saka, Bauchi
Bauchi State police command has denied the report that one person died in Boi in Bogoro Local Government area during the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primaries in the State.
Two of the contestants, Professor Muhammad Ali Pate, and Dr Yakubu Lame, had alleged on Monday night during a press conference at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalist NUJ, Bauchi that one person was killed in Boi, Bogoro local government area of the state.
When contacted by reporters earlier on Monday Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar, said the command was not aware of any report of loss of life and promised to investigate.
But speaking with our correspondent by telephone on Wednesday, Police Spokesman said that investigation by the police indicate that there was not death in any part of the state during the APC governorship primaries.
Datti Abubakar said the police investigated the alleged killing in Boi but saying it was untrue.
The PPRO challenged journalists in the state to carry out independent
Investigation to verify the position of the police and dismissed the report of loss of a life.