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A Nigerian businessman has threatened to take his life if a governor doesn’t step down
– The man reportedly asked Zamfara state governor to step down as Nigeria Governors’ Forum chairman
– He reportedly climbed unto a transmission mast in Kano and threatened to take his own life
Residents of Tukuntawa in Kumbotso local government area, Kano state have suffered a shocking incident in the early hours of Friday, March 16, after a frustrated businessman threatened to take his own life.
The businessman identified as Malam Ismaila Abdullahi Shabege had reportedly climbed a radio transmission mast belonging to Kano Broadcasting Corporation to take his own life.
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According to eyewitness account, Shabege had threatened to take his own life of Governor Abdulhaziz Yari of Zamfara state doesn’t step down as Nigeria Governors’ Forum chairman.
Shabege had reportedly claimed that the governor had promised to support his trade of tricycle and failed to do so. It was gathered that the businessman had made the claims in a note he left behind.
An eyewitness identified as Musa Usman revealed that the man had arrived at the scene around 6:00am behaving abnormally before he climbed the pinnacle of the mast.
It was gathered that the fire service personnel in Kano state in collaboration with the police were able to talk him into coming down from the mast around 11:45am.
Thank God he was saved.