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Mob attacks Governor’s aide and others in Jigawa

A mob on Tuesday, September 29 reportedly attacked the Special Adviser to Governor Badaru Abubakar on Community Development and Social Inclusion, Mr. Hamza Mohammed and other government officials.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the attack occurred after the officials embarked on a flood assessment of the Ganuwar Kuka area of the state.

It was also learnt that some residents of the area alleged that the Jigawa state government officials were attacked to register their displeasure against the state government over an alleged lackluster attitude towards the flood which has affected eight local government areas under the Hadejia emirate.

However, Governor Abubakar while reacting to the attack on his aide condemned it in its entirety and alleged that it was politically motivated.

Governor Abubakar however, condemned the attack on his aide and also alleged that it was politically motivated.

Badaru said;

“This is politically motivated. How can one attack someone who is trying to provide you with support? Nobody is responsible for this disaster.

“It is God’s will and we cannot prevent it from happening. Even in the United States, they experience disasters. Who are we to prevent what God has ordained?”

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