Hoodlums, armed with sticks and horsewhips on Tuesday descended on leaders of the Adavi local government in the Kogi State branch of the National Union of Local Government Employee/Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria.

The attack by the thugs comes ahead of the November governorship election in the state.

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This online news platform understands that the union members and leaders were in a crucial meeting, discussing the alleged non- payment of the salary of workers before the hoodlums disrupted the meeting.

The thugs injured the leaders not excluding the Adavi branch NULGE chairman, Comrade Muhammed Yakubu Isah.

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Isah, while speaking on the attack, described the attack as very embarrassing, adding that the union had passed a circular to suspend the Congress in line with the LG sole administrator’s (Hon. Joseph Salami) directive at the time of the attack.

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He said the attack had already been reported to the Divisional Police headquarters in Adavi.

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