The Ebonyi Police Command has confirmed the clash between its officers and soldiers from the Nigerian Army Cantonment, Nkwagu, near Abakaliki, on Saturday evening. DSP George Okafor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, confirmed on Sunday in Abakaliki.
However, Okafor said that the matter had been resolved amicably. According to him, the clash is unfortunate and efforts have been made by the two agencies to forestall such occurrences in future. “The matter has been peacefully resolved and we urge the public not to panic over the development but be assured of their safety at all times,” he said. Read more