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Elections : Thugs Brutalize Journalists In Kano

Thugs have brutalized a journalist working for Premier radio Kano, Ashiru Umar while on election duty at Gidan Galadima,Galadanci primary, Gwale local government area.

Reports indicate that, trouble started when political thugs desended on him with weapons, thinking that he had captured them while giving out food items to eligible voters at the polling unit.

Ashiru Umar was injured, his gadgets destroyed and is currently receiving medical attention at the hospital.

Meanwhile, kano state chapter of the Nigerian Union of journalists (NUJ), has condemed the attack.

Speaking to newsmen, the NUJ chairman Comrade Abbas Ibrahim explained that, the union would take the necessary action to ensure justice for Ashiru.

He advised journalists to maintain safety at all times and report any intimidation to relevant authorities.


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