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COVID-19 reduces crime rate in Adamawa


The Corona virus pandemic or COVD-19 ravaging the world and Nigeria has led to deaths in some states while suspects are quarantined and some discharged.

COVID-19 reduces crime rate in Adamawa 



From Joseph Asegba, Yola




In Adamawa state there is no recorded case of the disease in the state as at the time of this report, but the State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri had declared a lockdown in the state by closing all its borders with the states of Taraba, Gombe, Borno and Cameroun Republic against any eventualities.


Before the advent of COVD-19, the state has been peaceful with criminal activities put at bay especially with the presence of the present Commissioner of Police, Audu Adamu Madaki who was posted to the state about a year ago.


Crime rate has reduced drastically ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, rape cases, Shilla Boys’ activities and other acts of crime.


However, at the time of this report, a citizen had said that there is no reported case of COVID-19 in Adamawa state as people are observing their lockdown order according to the way the state government has directed despite public outcry.

The Triumph who called on the Commissioner of Police Madaki

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