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Angry youths destroy Niger state deputy governor's private property.

The youth of Irate community on Tuesday vandalized the private property of Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed Ketso the deputy governor of Niger state in Minna.

The demolition of shops in the mini-market located along Brighter road by the state urban development board is said to have spiked the Irate's youths reaction.

The market men and women of the market claimed they were not given any notice of eviction prior to the demolition of the market, stating that goods/property worth thousands of naira were damaged by the board.

The traders lamented that time was not give to them to get their goods and valuables out before the demolition process began.

The youths were asking why the market was the only structure to be demolished while the house of the deputy governor was left standing even when they are on same lane?

In response to the act, Muhammad Dada who is the Acting General Manager of the state Urban development board said the marketers were duly informed prior to the demolition of the market.

“We have notified them earlier to remove the illegal structures before we began the demolition and by law, we are not obliged to notify them".

Mr Dada also said that some of his men were attacked by the youth when they began protesting the demolition and they are currently in the hospital receiving treatment.

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