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UNIMAID remaining 12 months pupil bathed with acid by motorcysclists

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Fatima Habu Usman, a 26 12 months previous remaining 12 months pupil of the Division of Nursing on the College of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), is battling for her life after been thrown with acid by two unknown tricycle operators in Borno State.

Mr Ibrahim Yusuf, her relative who confirmed the incident to PRNigeria mentioned Fatima was kidnapped on Friday, when she entered a tricycle in entrance of First Financial institution the place she had gone to deposit some money.

“She boarded a business tricycle popularly known as Keke NAPEP to Baga Street, however unknown to her, one of many males within the tricycle introduced out a white handkerchief and pretended as if he was having cough.

“As quickly as he touched her face with the handkerchief, she handed out, solely to seek out herself dumped on the Railway Bayan Quarters space, bathed with a substance suspected to be acid round 1pm.

“It’s unhappy that an harmless younger woman like Fatima, who’s already in her remaining 12 months on the college and seemed ahead to a brighter future may very well be subjected to such merciless and inhumane therapy by criminal-minded Keke NAPEP operators within the state,” Yusuf mentioned.

The UMTH Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee(CMAC), Bashir Tahir mentioned Fatima is recooperating.

Tahir mentioned that medical staff the place nonetheless conducting related examinations on her to find out whether or not she would endure surgical operations.

In his response, the Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damien Chukwu, who confirmed the incident, mentioned investigation was at present ongoing to unravel the culprits behind the assault.




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APC Calls For Omo-Agege’s Prosecution Over Mace snatching

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in totality, Wednesday’s attack on the Senate and the snatching on the Mace of the senate.

This is even as it has called on all security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

In a statemnet issued by Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, the party said that the attack ammounted to an attack on the nation’s democracy.

“The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian Senate by suspected thugs who disrupted Wednesday’s plenary and made away with the mace.

“The APC hereby condemns this action and views it as an attack on our democracy and a desecration of the hallowed institution of the National Assembly.

“We therefore call on security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Police has arrested Senator Ovie Omo Agege for leading the hoodlums into the Senate chamber during plenary to snatch the Mace which is the symbol of authority of the upper legislative chamber.

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Mace Theft: Police Arrest Senator Omo-Agege

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The lawmaker was suspended by the Senate for 90 days last week. He, however, attended the plenary today.

The Senate had accused him of leading the armed men who stormed the chamber and snatched the mace while plenary was on.

After the plenary, policemen ushered Omo-Agege from the door of the chamber into a waiting pickup van.

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Thugs Disrupt Senate Plenary, Steals Mace

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The Senate plenary was today disrupted after suspected thugs invaded the chamber and made away with the mace.

The incident happened few seconds after a suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege entered the chamber.

About 10 suspected thugs who came to the venue with the senator forced their entrance into the chamber.

Seconds later, the thugs ran out of the chamber with the mace causing pandemonium in the Senate.

They left the National Assembly with the mace in a black SUV.

The mace is the symbol of authority of the parliament.

One of the security personnel at the entrance of the National Assembly said the thugs told him and other officers they were with the senator.

“We tried to stop them but they told us they were with him (Omo-Agege),” he said.

The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority.

In a statement after the incident on Wednesday, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, said the incident is an act of treason.

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