Katsina Youths Protest Hardship During Buhari’s Visit, Stone Officials
- Angry youths on Thursday, January 26, expressed their displeasure regarding the current state of the nation
- They took to the streets of Katsina to protest the hardship they are presently facing under the Buhari-Osinbajo-led administration
- The aggrieved youths, during the president's visit to the state on Thursday, pelted government officials with stones at the Kofar Kaura Underpass and scared the crowd away after Buhari left
Angry youths took to the streets in Katsina state to express their anger regarding the harsh realities they are currently facing in the country.
They staged a protest as President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, January 26, commenced a two-day official visit to his home state, Katsina where he inaugurated some projects executed by the state governor, Aminu Bello Masari.
The Punch reported that his first day in the state was marred by the protest of the youths decrying the hardship in the country.
Why the youths are angry
A few moments after President Buhari inaugurated the Kofar Kaura Underpass, which was a few minutes after noon, the youth staged the protest.
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The angry youths caused a ruckus at the new underpass where they threw stones at the crowd after Buhari left the area.
The protesters also set up bonfires along the Yahaya Madaki Way, a few metres from the underpass, while shouting: "We don’t need you, We no go do", in Hausa.
They were subsequently dispersed with tear gas by security personnel.
Powerful northern governor declares work-free days, gives reason
Meanwhile, Governor Bello Masari of Katsina State declared a two-day holiday for the state's civil servants.
Legit.ng reported that Masari declared Thursday, January 26 and and Friday, January 27, as work-free days for workers to enable them turn out en masse to receive President Muhammadu Buhari.
Buhari arrived in Katsina on Wednesday night, January 25, from Dakar, Senegal after attending an international conference on agriculture.
“Tinubu’s Wife will be in charge if he becomes president”, Naj’atu Muhammad alleges
In another report, a former senator representing Kano central, Naj’atu Muhammad said that the wife of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will be in charge of Nigeria if the latter is elected president.
She made this disclosure on Wednesday, January 25, during a programme on African Independent Television (AIT).
According to The Cable, the former senator had recently announced her resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC).