The Sangarin Kwandare Alh. (Dr) Ahmadu Al-Makura the elder brother to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has confirmed that over 5000 people attacked him with cutlasses and dangerous weapons.
The first class Chief hinted this while reacting over the alleged killing of one person and four people that sustained various degrees of injuries.
Al-Makura declined any involvement the killing, “I didn’t say anybody should be killed by my orderly”. He insisted.
“When I got wing of what is about happening I caution them to write down their request but not going through the violent means but to no avail”
“I wasn’t in town; I traveled to Abuja on returning I was informed that governor directed the Commissioner of land to come to Kwandare as is proposing to build 100 housing units at Kwandare by Mortgage Housing Scheme”.
I discovered that plot owners resisted the presence of people from Ministry of land”
“I would recalled that the governor provided land to the Economic And Financial Crime Commission (EFCC)) in Kwandare, he built Comprehensive Primary Health Care Clinic in Kwandare, there is ongoing Kwandare International Airport, he also paid compensation for the proposed Turkish University, Kwandare.
“I had someone amongst those that incited the youths approached me at mosque saying they will not follow me in prayer because I did not defend them in the land grab.
“I have no grudges with anybody from my chiefdom over land “, as he declared the protesters as enemies of progress”.
The traditional ruler also revealed that his ADC’s sustained degrees of injuries from the protesters; he further opined that his orderly was also shot in the head.
Sangarin Kwandare said the melee that erupted in Kwandare community would not distract his goodwill to his people.
“I will remain committed and resolute in uniting the good people of my domain, he added.
A reliable source uncovered that one person was killed while 4 sustained severe injuries during the exchange of banters between police men attached to the monarch who is the elder brother to the governor.