Hundreds of persons from Dutse constituency
beat and held hostage Bala Yargaba, the
council chairman of Dutse Local Government
Area in Jigawa State.
They accused the council chief of non-payment
of polling unit development fund meant for
After the initial manhandling of Mr Yargaba by
the mob, he was able to maneuver his way into
the local government secretariat.
The angry mob then cordoned the premises of
the local government secretariat and stopped
the council chairman from moving out.
Security officials including police and soldiers
later arrived the scene.