Irate youths shut down Kwara LG secretariat


Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State

Some irate youths on Tuesday disrupted activities at the secretariat of Baruten Local Government Council of Kwara State over the composition of its new Transitional Implementation Committee (TIC).

The youths, who were mainly from Kosubosu, the council’s headquarters, had marched to the secretariat and chased away workers before locking up offices.

The youths also lit a bonfire on the expressway leading to the border with Benin Republic.

It was learnt that the youths were dissatisfied with the reported substitution of one Umar Galadima who was in May appointed as a member of the TIC.

Galadima, a former Revenue Officer in the council, hails from Kosubosu.

The youths displayed placards with various inscriptions such as “Baruten will not know peace without Galadima,” “No to marginalisation of Kosubosu community” and “Reinstate…

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