Report Alleges Former Gov. Nyako Was Removed To Allow Boko Haram Take Over Adamawa
A report by an online news medium, NewsRescue has alleged that the impeachment of the former governor of Adamawa State, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), was a plt hatched to allow the Boko haram insurgents group take over towns and villages in Adamawa.
According to the report, a top intelligence source informed her that Nyako who is a a top brass in the military before his retirement had to be removed because he was an impediment to Boko Haram’s incursion of the state.
The source according to the report claimed that the intelligence wherewithal of the former governor was acting against the mve t have Boko Haram take over the state. “However when it was recognized that the spread of the insurgents ravaging Borno into Adamawa would never be possible with Nyako as governor, plans were made to remove him,” the reprt said.
Boko Haram has now taken over one third of Adamawa state, effectively capturing the entire north of the state and promising to advance to and capture Yola, the state capital.
“The source further said that Governor Nyako has been significantly obstructing Boko Haram’s activities in the entire northeast including in Borno state. With his capacity as administrator, he was seriously attacking the advances and capacity of the Boko Haram terrorists and additionally he was bringing international awareness to the acuteness of the crisis and inviting the United States to convene on the Jonathan government to act against the terrorists which it was reluctant to.”
Nigeria’s chief of army has since been accused of being a Boko Haram sponsor along with a former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff.
Governor Nyako is the only Nigerian governor to be removed during the Jonathan government.
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