Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello became reportedly pelted with stones and sachets of pure water the day past rapidly after the Jumaat prayers held on the valuable mosque Lokoja, the kingdom capital.
The governor who had long past to the mosque for prayers to commemorate the twenty fifth anniversary of the state holding nowadays, turned into said to were attacked by angry mob who allegedly complained of hunger and tough instances now ravaging the nation.
however in a response, the unique Adviser to the governor on media and approach, Mr Abdulmalik Abdul denied such a incident, saying the governor effectively done the Friday prayers and left the scene when some miscreants triggered a stir.
He stated the governor couldn’t were attacked as he changed into passionately loved with the aid of the residents of the state, including that his political detractors who desired to distract him from his appropriate works orchestrated the lie.
however, reports said the governor needed to be whisked away with the aid of his security information so as now not to be bodily assaulted by means of the irate mob who were chanting anti-authorities songs and the usage of vulgar language in opposition to the governor.
It became similarly learnt that anti riot policemen had to be drafted to the scene to keep away from similarly destroy down of regulation and order.
when contacted over the incident, the country Police Public relations Officer, Willy Aya denied any mob assault on the governor but confirmed that policemen had been drafted to the scene to preserve regulation and order.
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