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Regional News of Friday, 16 October 2020


Irate youth beat-up lawmaker over non-performance

Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe, a lawmaker representing Dawakin Tofa/Tofa and Rimin Gado Federal Constituency in Kano State, under the ticket of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) was allegedly attacked by a group of angry youths in his constituency.

According to Sahara Reporters, the youths reportedly attacked Jobe after accusing him of not delivering the dividends of democracy to them.

The alleged incident happened on Sunday, October 11, when Jobe went to inagurate a project at Gulu, a village under Rimin Gado Local Government Area, Sahara Reporters gathered.

The publication adds that the lawmaker was beaten to a pulp by the youth, who accused him of making false promises for many years without fulfilling them.

β€œHe was given severe beating by the angry youth on Sunday.

"They said they attacked him because of his fake promises for many years,” the report said.

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