Man threatens to commit suicide unless Gov. Yari steps down


A young man identified as Somalia Abdullahi Shabege has climbed a radio transmission mast in attempt to commit suicide.

Shabege has refused to come down from the mast unless the Governor of Zamfara, Abdulhaziz Yari steps down as the Chairman of Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum, NGF.

Shabege was a political praise singer to the governor during the 2011 general elections.

He stated in a note he left behind that the governor abandoned him after he had promised to support him to boost his trade of tricycle fabrication, Daily Trust reported.

An eyewitness identified as Musa Usman at the scene said Shabege arrived the premises of Kano broadcating corporation’s booster station at Tukuntawa, Kumbotso local government area around 6am on Friday behaving abnormally before he climbed to the pinnacle of the mast.

“The young entrepreneur, who has currently being convinced to come down from the mast, arrived the scene as early as 6am,”‎ he said.

As at time of report, the Kano state Fire Service personnel in collaboration with the police are present at the scene convincing the entrepreneur to come down amidst mild drama and crowd.


Source link

More News

President Buhari to Embark on Eight-Day Visit to Saudi Arabia, Perform Umrah

On Tuesday morning, President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an eight-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to perform...

Senator-Elect Yar’Adua Commits to Delivering Change for Katsina Central District

Senator-elect Abdul’aziz Yar’Adua of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Katsina Central Senatorial District has vowed to deliver on his campaign promises to the...

Police Arrest Suspect in Brutal Killing of Pregnant Girlfriend in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested Philibus Ibrahim, who allegedly strangled his pregnant girlfriend, 22-year-old Theresa Yakubu, in Tudun Wada Local Government Area...

2023 Polls: Group warns Governor Matawalle over inciting comments, blaming Nigerian military

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER), a Civil Society Organisation, has accused Governor Bello Matawalle of displaying undemocratic tendencies following his...