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Youths beat councillor to death in Bauchi

2015-04-12 15:14
(File: AFP)

Bauchi - Angry youths in Bogoro, Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State allegedly beat a councillor from Gizaki/Badagari Ward, Musa Daniel, to death during Saturday’s elections, Punch reports.

The Chairperson of the Caretaker Committee of Bogoro LGA, Hassana Arkila, broke the news to newsmen shortly after casting her vote.

Arkila described the incident as unfortunate.

The council boss urged the people of the local government to sheath their swords and embrace peace, adding that violence was not the solution to political differences.

Also read:Five feared killed, journalist missing in Akwa Ibom

According to Arkila the action of the youths was an indication that the opposition was jittery of defeat and called for calm among PDP supporters in the area.

Read more at Punch

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