March 22, 2019
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Election: Police arrest suspected thugs in Yobe

By Kwiza Mbumbeh, Damaturu

There were reported cases of political thuggery at some polling units of Fune council area, during the Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections in Yobe state.

The APC Governorship candidate’s running mate, Idi Barde Gubana on Sunday, disclosed that the thugs were allegedly hired from Gombe state to cause violence.

According to him, the thugs have already been arrested by police personnel for prosecution.

“This thuggery at the Fune council polling units was the only challenge so far experienced in today (Saturday’s election,” he said, claiming that the thugs came to disrupt election exercise.

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