Police seal NNPP HQ in Maiduguri, arrest senatorial candidate

Police seal NNPP HQ in Maiduguri, arrest senatorial candidate
Police seal NNPP HQ in Maiduguri, arrest senatorial candidate

State officials in Borno have reportedly locked down the NNPP’s Maiduguri, Borno State, headquarters.

On Thursday, the Borno State Urban Development Management Board sealed the party’s headquarters and a number of its offices.

This was confirmed by Dr. Umaru Alkali, the NNPP candidate for governor of Borno State, when speaking to reporters in Maiduguri.
Hon Attom Muhammad Maigira, the party’s candidate for Central Senator, was also arrested after complying with a police invitation, he said.

He claimed that on Wednesday and Thursday, police were stationed outside Party Secretariats in the Abbaganaram and Gidan Maradara areas to keep party members out.

At 11:30 am, our journalist found dozens of anti-riot police and civilians joint task force (CJTF) stationed at the Abbagannaram junction with patrol vehicles.

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