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Angry residents beat local govt chairman, hold him hostage

Angry residents beat local govt chairman, hold him hostage


Hundreds of people from Dutse constituency has been reported to have beat and held hostage of Bala Yargaba, the council chairman of Dutse Local Government Area in Jigawa State.

The council chief was accused of non-payment of polling unit development fund meant for disbursement.

After Mr Yargaba was handle roughly by the mob, he was able to maneuver his way into the local government secretariat.

The angry mob then seal off the premises of the secretariat and stopped the council chairman from moving out.

Security officials including police and soldiers later arrived the scene.

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