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Irate PDP youths attack lawmaker

12 August 2016, 16:03

Damaturu - Suspected Irate youths of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Potiskum local government area of Yobe State, attacked a member of the State House of Assembly, reports Leadership.

He was over what the youths described as his poor performance in the House for the past one year.

The aggrieved youths are suspected to be PDP supporters of the factional National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Madu Sheriff,

The lawmaker, who represents Potiskum constituency, was on his way to Chadi Primary School polling unit, Bare Bari/Bauya Lelai ward to supervise the state congress of the party when he was attacked by the youths. 

Also read: 9 injured as gunmen attack Delta lawmakers during legislative sitting

The aggrieved youths chanted “Bamayi, karyane” we don’t like you, we will not vote you for the second time, you have failed.

The youths later smashed the windscreens of some cars and pelted some cars with stones and pure water.

Some of the youths said the lawmaker had nothing to show his constituency, noting that he has done nothing since he was elected in the past one year.

- News 24


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