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Youths Stone Dino Melaye In His Kogi West Constituency


Youths in Kabba, yesterday, Saturday, stoned the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District for which Kabba is part, the controversial Dino Melaye.

Senator Melaye was said to have arrived at the venue of the 2017 annual Kabba Day celebration and observed the celebration in peace, along with other dignitaries.

Eye witness account said that the Senator was first ushered into the venue of the occasion by his supporters, who hailed him when he entered the Kabba Township Stadium, venue of the event.

It was gathered that trouble started when he made to leave the venue at the end of the occasion, when the youths began by jeering and attacking him.

The angry youths were said to have followed him outside the stadium, stoning his car and the cars in his convoy. The cars were hurriedly driven away from the venue.

The youths alleged that the Senator had not been representing the Senatorial District well in the National Assembly, but that he has been busy fighting the leaders who are helping them at home.

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The Senator escaped unhurt but the windscreens of a vehicle in his convoy were smashed by the angry youths. [myad]