The police in Adamawa have arrested Abel Behora, a Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial aspirant, for allegedly making an inciting statement.
Othman Abubakar, spokesman of the command, confirmed the arrest to journalists on Monday in Yola, the state capital.
The police spokesman said Behora committed the act in a political programme aired on a private radio station in Yola.
Abubakar said Behora would be charged to court on four counts, including defamation of character and dishing out false information against the police.
He urged politicians to play the game according to the rules, adding that the police were committed to ensure sustainable peace in the state.