The police yesterday dismissed a memo issued by the Nigerian Army warning officers and men to steer clear of police personnel over fear of likely reprisal in the wake of last week’s killing of three policemen by soldiers in Taraba State.
In the memo, the army had warned its personnel to be circumspect in their interactions with policemen and to travel in mufti.
But the police said the army should take responsibility for the actions of its men instead of alarming its personnel.
“That is not the solution. The solution is for them to accept that something has gone wrong and accept responsibilities and ensure that blames are apportioned,” the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Frank Mba