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Why El-Rufai’s Inauguration Ended Midway

Posted: May 29, 2015 at 8:32 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

The inauguration of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State ended abruptly on Friday as some youth pelted dignitaries with water sachets, stones and other objects in the pavilion, including the Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, and other traditional rulers in the state.

The unruly behavior of the mob prompted security agents to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd at Murtala Square, Kaduna.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident occurred when the governor had concluded his address and was about to review the parade mounted by the police.

While the police dispersed the crowd, dignitaries remained seated, but the occasion ended abruptly without the governor reviewing the parade.