Youths beat up house of reps member in Kano over non-performance, failed promises

Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe, a member of the house of representatives from Kano state has been attacked by angry youth in his constituency, who alleged that he did not deliver the dividends of democracy to them.

Jobe, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), represents Dawakin Tofa/Tofa and Rimin Gado Federal Constituency in Kano State.

According to SaharaReporters, the incident happened on Sunday when Jobe went to inaugurate a project at Gulu, a village under Rimin Gado Local Government Area. 

The report said the lawmaker was beaten to a pulp by the youth, who accused him of making false promises for many years.

“He was given severe beating by the angry youth on Sunday. "They said they attacked him because of his fake promises for many years,” the report quoted a source as saying.

The attack on the federal lawmaker is coming amid the ongoing nationwide protest against police brutality and bad governance in Nigeria.

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