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I will kill myself if Buhari does not resign – Hamza Yahaya



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A teenager, Hamza Yahaya has on Friday threatened to commit suicide from popular Kofar Nasarawa flyover bridge in ancient city of Kano if President Muhammadu Buhari does not resigns.

Hamza’s action created a scene under the bridge linking to the Emir of Kano’s palace and State road as passerby stopped by to catch a glimpse of the scenario.

It was gathered that the one man protest could not be unconnected to the economic situation or hardship in the country.

It took the intervention of firemen to rescue Hamza from the pavement of the bridge.

When contacted, the spokesperson of the Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Yusif denied claims that Hamza threatened to commit suicide or President Buhari resigns.

“We got a distress call around 1:40pm about one Hamza Yahaya, 25-year-old who was found on the pavement of a bridge.

“He told us he doesn’t know how he got in there.

“He told us he is a resident of Sharada area of the state and that he ran away from their house to the area some three months ago because their neighbor sent him on errand with N4,000 and he spent the money.

“He is about 15 years old and can’t say such (commit suicide or President Buhari resigns) but the claims were by people around who coined the story along that line giving previous experiences.

“Our men deployed tactics and safely rescued the boy from the pavement. We handed him over to one SP Rabiu Tale at the Kwalli Police Division to investigate the matter,” Yusif said.



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