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Youths set ablaze Senator, reps residences in Kano over unfulfilled campaign promises

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Some youths suspected to be political thugs, on Wednesday set ablaze the residence of Sen. Kabiru Gaya, in Gaya Local Government area of Kano State. The youths also set ablaze the campaign office and poultry farm of the House of Representatives member from the area, Alhaji Abdullahi Mahmoud.

An eye witness told newsmen in Kano that the incident occurred around 11 am on Wednesday. According to the witness, the youths were protesting the alleged failure of the two politicians to fulfil the promises they made to them during the electioneering campaigns in 2015.

It was gathered that security agents had initially dispersed the protesting youths, who later regrouped and burnt the senator’s house before heading to the campaign office and poultry farm of the House of Representatives member. NAN gathered that the hoodlums had also attempted to burn the residence of the Chairman, Gaya local government but were over powered by the security personnel deployed to quell the violence.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of Kano State Police Command, DSP Magaji Majiya confirmed the incident. He said that the police in the area were still trying to contain the situation. “Our men in Gaya are still trying to bring the situation under control but as soon as we get details of the incident, we will keep you posted”, he said.


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  1. Can we now say nigerians is preparing for revolution?

  2. Loading. Some people asked to be stoned if…

  3. Where is el-rufia infact i wish this will be done in every state including president house

  4. Kano bias,its too early judge buhari govt on failed electioneering promises,while cruxify those men in less than a yr in office.

  5. I Like Am. Now, All The Greedy Chop Alone, Die Alone Go Dey Fear. Na Now Dem Go Do Something. How Do You Collect Constituency Fund For Development Of Your Constituency And Use It Alone At The Detriment Of Those You Represented? E Be Like Say These Almajeri Schools Don Dey Teach Dem Sense To Shine And Open Their Eyes.

    • Joseph ogisi, this is one fanstastically difference btw we the northern youths and southern youths, we don’t shade our leaders bcos of sentiment. We blame them 4 lack of performance at thier level. On like the southern youth most especially SE & SS, where their elites always devirt their attention 2 fg despite their claims of been educated. Leaving them (southern elite) not accounting 4 what they received 4rm fg as allocation and other fund made 4 development of their area.

  6. That is BOKO-HARAMIC in nature.

  7. Those fools that maketh politicians pompous

  8. I tink dis wd help other members to sit up.

  9. Saraki loyalist,how market?

  10. Inpatience will this fulfill their promise

  11. They shovld better learn how tn tell the youths the truth during elections.

  12. It remains their governor house, i think God has started something there by allowing fight each other, let say el-rufia say something if it were church now he will tel them rubish, no body fights his creator maker n go free, a very big problem is about to hapen in kano mark this date

  13. Unfulfilled promises is a debt, lessons 4 leaders 2 learn!

  14. If u make a promise u are bound to keep. Politicians need not make fantastic promises just to turn d heads of d electorate and win their support. Sorry for d victims. Lesson for those who wish to stand for elections in future!

  15. It’s a warning to APC’s that Nigerians patience is running -out!
    They should start delivering the bogus promises now or ….

  16. No no no and no I can’t support a bad thing. They had no reason to burn those properties.

  17. That’s what happens when you think lying will give you what you want. Remain Buhari’s house in his village in Daura.

  18. Everyone is shouting good. Let us replicate same in our various constituencies. Don’t we have those representing us in our various constituencies? What have they done to better our lives? Let us begin to hold our Representatives accountable. I however, demand doing so in a peaceful manner.

  19. I love northern youth, keep it up

  20. Fuel ,,,,145 naira ,,,,,let us start this from the top too

  21. Gaya has being in the senate for than 3 tenures now.

  22. Dis is just d begging of APC as a party down fall

  23. APC Chain. This is just the begining

  24. I love these kano youths.

  25. It seems to me that me that we prefer a bankrupt system that well planned country . When we had an opportunity to invest in agriculture while crude sold $140 per barrel we didn’t do that. Is it possible turn the clock in one year .The problem in Kano is the problem between the Governor and the Senator. It is not because of government inaction . Are the States not getting their allocation from the Federation Account .

  26. it is just a mare political motivated violence

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  28. Now everybody eyes have open to see the evil we have in so called APC. This is just small more are coming to them. God must surely save his ppl from fake and foolish APC leader.

  29. It’s now started to be unfolding how nigerians was manipulated by apc in the last year general election.why not burn there houses and properties,because they have failed to fulfil the fake and deceit promises they make to this people.It’s better not to make promise than making fake promises.

  30. Though crude, but maybe it will drive the message home easily.

  31. I think that is the best thing

  32. Aso rock is the next target

  33. Why will youths sit and watch some few old cargoes waste the future! The youth of their days will do worst things.When there was true student government.They will sing Nigeria we hail thee. And police and soldiers will hands up for them.Its better this kind of fire go round.Fire on the mountain run,run,run, run.

  34. Hahahahaha that is what i will doin any time i hear this kind of news

  35. Lashing out after properly orchestrated deceit by D CHANGI Apostles

  36. Banda yaudara a kamanta Kumar a Chika alkawari game matasa kan mage yawaye a nigeria

  37. so wetin we go do Buhari nw?

  38. I was so surprised about the reps issue. I knew him to be promise whorthy, but for that of kabiru gaya is not suprising. Cos he is use to unfullfilling promises since he was a governor.

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