Dangote Truck And Cements Burnt As Kogi-poly Stage Protest Murder Of Colleague

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A student of Kogi polytechnic was killed by an Okada man in Lokoja Kogi state on 15 march 2016 just because of 10 naira difference. The lady has insisted on paying N40 instead of the N50 the rider was demanding. Because of that, the Okada man stabbed the lady with a knife and that led to her to death. The students took action after the death of the lady and blocked the road to fight with Hausa peoples in Lokoja since the Okada man is Hausa by tribe. The students even burnt Dangote motor with Cements at the front of the poly gate. All the students have been ask to go home until further notice. May God help us.

Aggrieved students at the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, today, blocked the Felele highway and reportedly attacked commercial Motorcycle (Okada) riders in reaction to the death of a female student who was allegedly stabbed by an Okada rider yesterday.

The crisis shut down vehicular movement along the ever-busy highway. SOme motorcycles were reportedly burnt by irate students.

Anti-riot policemen had since intervene and the crisis is being well amanged as at press time.

Source: Vivian Gist

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