Drama As Angry Youths Allegedly Stone President Buhari’s Convoy, Protest His Presence in Kano
- Some youths have reportedly stoned the aircraft and advanced motorcade of President Muhammadu Buhari with stones
- The youths also burnt objects on the road and reportedly damaged some police vehicles with stones during the protest
- Buhari was said to be departing Zawaciki to the Emir’s palace when young boys were seen aiming stones at the chopper
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The presence of President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano state seems to have enraged some youths who took to the streets to protest.
The youths who were said to be angry attacked the president's convoy with stones in Kano where he had gone to unveil projects built by the state government, PM News reports.
Hurling stones at the president's chopper
Trending video online saw the youths hauling stones at the Chopper in the sky despite the heavy presence of security.
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Besides Hotoro and a few other venues, Buhari flew aboard his Chopper to the Emir’s palace, where he paid homage to Emir Aminu Ado Bayero before driving in a convoy to commission Galaxy Backbone Limited Project.
Daily Trust added that after the security left the scene, the youths started bonfires at different locations on the road.
Naira Notes Swap: Ganduje Makes U-Turn On Buhari’s Visit After Extension of Deadline
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano state will receive Buhari on Monday, January 30, to commission some projects in the state.
Legit.ng gathered that the state government earlier postponed Buhari's planned visit in order to forestall unforeseen circumstances that may arise due to the government’s refusal to postpone the deadline for the old naira notes swap.
'Tinubu will sustain Buhari’s legacy,' says Senator Sabi Abdullahi
Meanwhile, the Deputy Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi said that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu would sustain the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Senator Abdullahi made the comment on Monday, January 30, while commissioning of a rehabilitated stadium in the north-central state. Senator Abdullahi also said President Buhari cannot be at loggerhead with Tinubu as rumoured in some sections of the media.
According to him, Tinubu is the ideal person to continue from where Buhari stopped and sustain the president's legacies.