Tears flowed freely at the residence of Mr. Adamu Dantata in Sabon Garin, Tudun Wada of Kaduna metropolis following the killing of their 33 year old Son, Aminu for allegedly displaying 2019 posters of Atiku Abubakar on his commercial Bus.
Mr. Atiku Abubakar, a Former Vice who is vying for Nigeria’s Presidency under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was in Kaduna last Friday for a meeting wedding ceremony, also met behind closed doors with another leading Presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi.
Aminu’s younger brother, Yahaya Adamu told our Reporter that his elder brother (Aminu Adamu), a Diploma graduate from Federal Coopertative College, Kaduna has been into commercial driving business to carter for the needs of their aged parent and family since 2015.
“Aminu has been a bus driver, and the breadwinner of the family since graduation from Federal Cooperative College, until Friday when he was stoned to death around Kawo, Kaduna on his way back from Kaduna Airport, where he and other passengers went to received Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.”
Sources said, late Aminu was hired as a commercial bus driver to convey supporters of Atiku Abubakar to Kaduna airport.
“Aminu, and other supporters of Atiku Abubakar were attacked by supporters of President Buhari and political thugs of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who were carying dangerous weapons.
“Aminu has never been a member of any party, He was only hired and paid to convey people to airport, His only offence was displaying the posters of Atiku Abubakar on the bus he was driving,” said Hajiya Binta.
She alleged that those who stoned the bus driver to dead where chanting, “Only Buhari, no more Atiku, no more Atiku.”
Another resident of the area, Jabir Usman said “we have lost one of our Own, Aminu. He was consumed by the Buharist sxtremism on Friday 07/09/2018. Aminu, a bus driver was lynched to death just because he carried Atiku’s supporters in Kaduna.”
Only recently, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) disclosed that Nigeria’s 2019 general elections will witness violence as a result of intimidation of the opposition from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).