Musicians Were Beaten Mercilessly For Criticizing Kebbi State Governor
Eight members of a local music organization in Kebbi State had been bodily assaulted on the orders of an aide to the nation governor, Atiku Bagudu, consistent with SaharaReporters.
Governor Bagudu’s Personal Assistant, Faruku Musa Yaro, widely referred to as Enabo, is alleged to have ordered and supervised the attack of the musicians at his house. .
The sufferers are Kabiru Arzila (KB show), Ayuba Ibrahim, Musa Alle, Bello Aljannare, Shamsu Attahiru Otono and 3 others. Musicians had been stated to have incurred the wrath of the governor’s aide after the usage of satirical songs to criticise the management of Bagudu. . Recounting the experience, Arzila said four of them had been picked up at Abacha Hotel around 3:30am on Monday through individuals numbering 10.
He stated, “It is genuine that we’ve got criticised the government; as musicians of Kebbi State origin, we owe our humans a responsibility to criticise horrific governance and that’s precisely what we did in considered one of our songs.
We couldn’t keep quiet at the same time as Governor Bagudu keeps to destroy our kingdom through bad governance. But we never believed they could resort to violence. a few hoodlums got here and broke the door and took us to the residence of Faruku Musa. . .
In his residing room, he ordered a few hefty men to beat us till we disclosed who sponsored us to criticise the governor with our songs. In fact, he pulled out an AK47 rifle threatening to kill Bello Aljanare. Malign both the governor or any authentic of the Kebbi State Government earlier than we had been released.” . . Director-General of Kebbi Concern Citizens, a civil society organisation, Ibrahim Mohammed, confirmed travelling the victims in hospital.