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How Angry Youths, Constituents Booed, Chased Away Senator From Wedding In Katsina—Eyewitness




Indignant youths and constituents of Katsina North Central District humiliated the lawmaker representing them on the Senate, Ahmad Babba Kaita on Saturday.


Kaita, who graced the marriage ceremony of his good friend’s daughter, Fatima at Mashi was booed and chased out of the Katsina Royal Palace, the venue of the occasion.

The Senator was invited by his good friend, Alhaji Mannir Ibrahim Talba, the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Business, however met with shame because the irate youths he had dissatisfied within the zone humiliated him.

Based on an eyewitness on the event, Abbas Abu Sukuntuni, who spoke with SaharaReporters on Monday, Kaita has dedicated many sins in opposition to his individuals who voted him into workplace.

Whereas talking, Sukuntumi mentioned Kaita, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) didn’t cater for his get together folks. 


He alleged that the lawmaker doesn’t even have a very good relationship with members of his get together, together with the Governor of the state, Aminu Masari, and was not carrying youths alongside in his agenda.

“There are two or three issues to this factor. That’s the way to perceive the motion of the folks protesting in opposition to him. One, he’s a celebration man. He was elected beneath APC. His get together sponsored him. He has not accomplished something for the get together. He’s not contemplating the get together in any case, or in something he’s doing. That’s one.

“Two, he doesn’t have any relationship or good rapport throughout the get together. He doesn’t have a very good relationship with the Governor and elders of the opposite zones. He’s feeling too massive to mingle with the Governor or the elders. That is the second difficulty.

“The final one is that he’s not contemplating youths. He’s not carrying them alongside. He makes use of them and dumps them. And a few individuals are considering that the incident that occurred on Saturday was sponsored. It was not pre-planned. He got here there for the marriage of his good friend’s daughter and he was booed, not solely by youths however together with others there.

“It occurred at Mashi native authorities space on Saturday round 2:00 pm. He was there for the marriage of a daughter of the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Business, Alhaji Mannir Ibrahim Talba. He‘s a good friend of his. He was a former commissioner beneath the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) platform. He was booed on the palace of Katsina’s ruler right here in Mashi,” Sunkuntumi mentioned.

Describing what occurred earlier than the disgraceful incident on Saturday, Sunkuntumi mentioned Kaita, who had been a member of the Home of Representatives since he was a member of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in 2011 additionally has an ambition to be the subsequent governor of Katsina.

He mentioned that’s the reason he criticises the Masari-led administration. 

He went additional to relate how the Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Financial institution, whom he described as his political godfather satisfied Masari to help him to develop into a Senator.

“He has an ambition for governorship place and he uncared for his zone. You need to respect folks. You need to carry alongside those that voted you in. However, he has pleasure. He has a godfather, Ahmad Musa Dangiwa, the present managing director of the Federal Mortgage Financial institution. He supported him for the primary time in 2011. He gained one other election beneath the PDP he represented in 2015 as nicely.

“The identical godfather persuaded the present governor, Aminu Masari to help him in opposition to the need of individuals. And after that, he at all times criticises the governor. And they aren’t on good phrases. They’re at all times at loggerheads. He criticises his authorities on social media. In three to 5 months, this man can not come to his constituency and stroll freely. He can’t try this. So more often than not he comes in the midst of the evening and goes early within the morning,” Sunkuntumi added.

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