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JUST IN: Protest, Riot Break Out In Lafia Over Apex Court Decision On Governorship Tussle

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Reports reaching DDM has it that protest appears to have broken out in Lafia, capital city of Nasarawa, where Supreme Court, today, Friday declared governor Abdullahi Sule as dully elected governor of Nasarawa State, trashing the subornate court ruling giving the electoral win to opposition, People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The Lafia -Jos road has been completely blocked as the protesters set fire to tires along the Jos road, reports and photos at the disposal of the online newspaper show.

Motorists had to take alternative routes out of Lafia .

According  Mallam Abdullahi Sani, an automobil mechanic in the city, deployment of security operatives is badly needed to restore calm.

Other witnesses spoken to also observed that shops and business centres including schools within the Lafia metropolis have been closed for the safety of business owners, pupils and students.

 

More reports later…

 


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