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Two PDP Senators Booed, Stoned With Pure Water Sachets At Rally In Jigawa

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gov_sule-lamidoTwo Jigawa State senators reportedly escaped lynching at separate rallies of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, held at Biriniwa and Miga respectively yesterday as they were booed and embarrassed by members of their constituents.

Abdulaziz Usman Tarabu, representing North-East Senatorial zone got the worse treatment as he was pelted with sachets of ‘pure water’ and other items as he attempted to speak at the rally.

The Jigawa State chapter of PDP has been holding rallies in all the three Senatorial zones of the state ahead of the local government election slated for January 18, 2014.

At the rally, the youths who had gathered started spontaneous chants of “bamayi, bamayi” in Hausa which translates to “we are not in support of you” as the senator attempted to climb the podium to address party faithful.

The chants soon gave way to “bamaso-bamaso”, meaning “we don’t want you” as the senator continued ascent to the podium.
Not deterred by the senator’s bravado, the youths turned from mere chants to hauling of pure water sachets and other items, which forced the Senator to withdraw his address and return to his seat.

At the other PDP rally in Miga Local Government Area of Dutse Emirate Council, where seven candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were presented to the electorate by Governor Sule Lamido, another Senator, Abdulmumini Hassan Zareku, was also meted a similar treatment by irate youths, a situation which forced him not to address the gathering.

It was learnt that immediately the senator mounted the podium to address the crowd, the shouting started.

The youths chanted “bamaso, kasauka, bakayi, mana komeba”, meaning, “we don’t want you, come down from the podium, you have done nothing for us”.

Despite the courage by the senator to ignore the chants from the irate youths, he had to stop when the shouting became so intense, and was becoming an embarrassment to the personalities at the rally.

Reacting to the tensed situation, Gov. Lamido expressed disappointment, saying, the behaviour exhibited was contrary to that of Jigawa State citizens, who are known to be kind and accommodating.

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4 Comments

  1. esy

    December 31, 2013 at 7:58 am

    They think they can still buy us with speech ,no. Way we re ready for thends time

  2. Tahir

    December 31, 2013 at 8:25 am

    This is just d begining!

  3. enroll

    December 31, 2013 at 11:49 am

    Accommodating, dats y u Don’t care about them… U believe they cant react. Wish everyother youth elsewhere wld learn to say no.
    They shld b the kind nd accommodating ones while u stay at large nd empoverish them.

  4. emmanuel

    December 31, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    They should Booed any politicians who refuses to share their monthly salaries or show them the dividend of democracy in which they were voted in for.

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over ‘Disappointing, Empty’ Speech – PDP

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP

Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his nationwide broadcast over the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country.

Recall that Buhari in his speech called for an end to the protest, adding that his government had already accepted and started implementing demands of the protesters.

He, however, failed to acknowledge the shooting of protesters by soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Also Read: President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – Full text

Reacting in a statement on Thursday night by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbodinyan, the PDP said Buhari’s address was depressing and failed empathy test.

The party appealed to Nigerians, particularly the youth, to remain calm and allow a return to normal life in the collective quest for peaceful co-existence in the overall interest of the nation.

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.

This was contained in a statement titled “EndSARS- Lekki Massacre,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, late on Tuesday.

Ologbodiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party, condemns in very strong terms, the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country.

Also Read: Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

“It is shocking that security agents and, in some cases, thugs, were reportedly deployed to end the lives of promising Nigerians. This, to say the least, is saddening.

“Those responsible for the heinous murder of the innocent and harmless Nigerians must account for their nefarious acts.

“The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct an end to these wanton killings across our nation.

 

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

Governor Bello

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared his intention to lead the #EndSARS protest against police brutality ongoing nationwide.

He stated this during an interview with Africa Independent Television AIT on Monday night.

Bello called on his fellow state governors to tack charge in their respective states so as to prevent loss of lives and properties due to attacks by hoodlums.

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He, however, warned Nigerian youths to resist the temptation of using the current situation in the country to seek an undemocratic change in leadership.

The Governor warned that those interested in the presidency must wait till 2023 and go through democratic processes.

He urged the protesting youths to leave the streets and embrace dialogue.

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