Youths Niger state allegedly attacked the governor
– The angry mob stoned the governor’s convoy during his visit to Bida LGA
The convoy of Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, was on Thursday, March8, 2018, attacked by angry youths from Bida local government area of the state and the governor and his entourage stoned by the mob.
The mob attacked the governor over alleged non-performance and constant travels outside the country on the claim of inviting foreign investors to in the state, Tribune reports.
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The youths pelted the governor’s convoy with stones while shouting “ba mu so” loosely translated to “we don’t want again”, “Abu Lolo, So Daya, “ meaning, “Governor Sani Bello, One Chance or One Term for Lolo”, Tribune reports.
The governor was on a visit to the late Etsu Musa’ s market, scene of last week Thursday’s fire incident in Bida, the ancient Nupe Kingdom for a condolence visit and for an on-the-spot assessment of the damage caused by the fire incident when the youths attacked his convoy.
It took the effort of the mobile policemen to escort the governor away from the angry mob.
Recall that this was not the first time the governor’s convoy would be attacked a mob.