Angry youths batter MP who failed to visit them since election
The youth laid an ambush for Adamu who though he was attending a political meeting at his constituent.
The MP, Salihu Adamu was tricked into attending a fake emergency meeting, an avenue for his unfriendly hosts to deal with him.
An eyewitness mentioned that two heavy hits from some youths sent Adamu to the ground.
After this, others were encouraged to direct more physical attack on the man, the Daily Post News reports.
“One of the youths first slapped him and another hit him in the stomach making him to fall to the ground.
“It then became a free for all as every youth there tried to take their pound of flesh from the politician,” the witness recounted.
Also, the lawmaker who reportedly traveled from Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory had his vehicle damaged.
The intervention of men of the Niger State Police Command saved the MP from further assault.
Bala Elkana, the spokesperson for the command disclosed that the suspect responsible for the attack have been arrested.
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