Thugs Brutalise Journalist Covering Governorship and House of Assembly Elections

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Mr. Ashiru Umar
Premier Radio, Kano

Mr. Ashiru Umar, a journalist working for Premier Radio in Kano, was on March 18, 2023 brutalised by thugs while covering the governorship and state house of assembly elections at Gidan Galadima, Galadanci Primary in Gwale Local Government Area of the State.

The political thugs reportedly descended on him, hitting him with various weapons, thinking that he had captured them while they were giving out food items to bribe eligible voters at the polling unit.

Ashiru sustained injuries as a result of the attack. His gadgets were destroyed and he had to be taken to the hospital for medical attention.