2023 Campaign: Bauchi PDP Blames APC Escorts Over Killing 20 Year Old Person
Director General Bauchi State PDP 2023 Campaign Council Honourable Faruq Mustapha During the Press Briefing at the State Government House
By Isiyaka Ismail Wunti
The 2023 PDP Campaign Council in Bauchi State has described as unfortunate the recent killing of one Yakubu Yunusa of Akuyam Town in Misau Local Government Area of the State.
The victim was alleged to have been fired by escorts attached to the State APC Gubernatorial Candidate Retired Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar during his campaign visit to the area.
Addressing journalists on the issue, the Director General of the Campaign Council Faruq Mustapha called on the police to as a expedite action in fishing out those responsible for the killing with a view to prosecuting them.
Faruq Mustapha who alleged that the condemnable action taken against innocent persons may for cause confusion and constitute set back in the state’s political activities called on PDP supporters across the state not to take law into their hands.
The Director General while arguing that Provocative Political Songs and Booing have unfortunately becoming normal in Nigerian Politics blamed the opposition party for not discouraging it’s excorts against extra judicial killing.
When contacted, the Spokesperson of the State Police Command SP Ahmed Wakili confirmed that escorts attached to the APC Gubernatorial Candidate fired opening shots when a group of people attacked their convoy at Akuyam town and killed the twenty years old Yakubu Yunusa who was earlier rushed to Federal Medical Center Azare for treatment.
According to him, the State Commissioner of Police Aminu Alhassan has commiserated with family of the deceased and directed for discreet investigation into the case.