Youths protest against Al-Makura’s impeachment notice in Lafia

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LAFIA – The Command in Nasarawa State on Wednesday beefed in major towns following protest over the notice of on Gov. Umaru Al-Makura.

The command’ spokesman, ASP Ismaila Numan, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that some in Lafia, Mararaba and Keffi came to protest over the notice of on Al-makura.

Numan, however, said the dispersed them before could get of control in all the affected towns.

He said life or property was lost and that policemen had been deployed to strategic locations to forestall any breach of the peach.

“We have also intensified patrol across the nooks and crannies of the state to ensure the of lives and property,’’ Numan said.


He assured members of the public of adequate protection, and urged them to go about their normal business without fear of molestation.

NAN that some took to the streets in Lafia on Wednesday morning chanting solidarity slogans in of Al-Makura.

The youths had set bonfires in strategic areas, including Emir Palace Road, Doma Road, Keffi-Mararaba Road, and had attempted to block the federal highway before the intervened.

The youths carried placards with various inscriptions.

The protest had also resulted to heavy gridlock on Keffi-Abuja Road with youths calling on the state legislators to rescind their actions.

The assembly had on Monday directed that Al-makura be served with notice of for alleged gross misconduct. (NAN)