2023 elections: ‘Why I no wan be political thug once more’ – Sagiru Yerima

2023 elections: ‘Why I no wan be political thug once more’ – Sagiru Yerima
Political thuggery na major issue for Nigeria
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Weapons wey safety seize from thugs throughout di 2019 elections

One Sagiru Yerima wey don function political thugs for earlier elections say im don repent and don cease all type of political violence.

Yerima wey dey keep for Kano state, Northwest Nigeria inform BBC say im largest remorse about all di years im function political thug na di pipo wey endure on account of im thuggery plus di reality say, dia political masters no dey bear in mind dem when dem enta workplace.

However for dis 2023 elections, Yerima say im don repent and don even be part of group wey wan guarantee peaceable elections.

Political thuggery na main downside for for Nigeria throughout elections.

Over di years, e don end result to many dangerous dangerous tins like lack of lives and critical accidents throughout campaigns or elections days.

As quickly as marketing campaign begin, e get politicians wey dey rent thugs to do dia biddings as a way to make sure that say na dem win election.

At di second, a few of di youths wey politicians dey often rent as political thugs don dey realise dia errors and say dem don change dia methods.

“Nothing dey good about political thuggery and I don realise dat now, na simply intimidating and dishonest pipo, wey no good in any respect.”

“We do all kind of loopy issues for politicians however wetin we dey get in return? Nothing to put in writing residence about. In reality at di second, e get politicians wey dey even rent thugs and inform dem na wen e get workplace e go pay.” Sagiru tok.

E add say e dey tough factor to do away wit political thuggery altogether however di greatest resolution na for beta pipo wit good behaviours to enta politics and relate higher wit di youth wey bin get di mindset of thuggery.

“Dat one go give di youths wey wan do thuggery and beta pipo wey enta politics di probability to affix palms to defeat dangerous politicians wey dey use thuggery to win elections.”

Di man wey get im family now, say most of di youths wey dey work as political thugs no dey like or take pleasure in wetin dem dey do and assuming beta possibility dey, dem go take am.

E additionally tok say di essential cause political thugs dey succeed particularly on election day na as a result of di safety wey dem dey put up to election venues dey often small and di thugs dey outnumber dem.  

‘How I take develop into political thug’

Wia dis foto come from, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE

Sagiru tok say im journey into political thuggery begin from im neighbourhood a few years in the past and im and plenty of odas begin as cussed youngsters wey no dey hear phrase.

“Na dat stubbornness politicians need and na wetin dem wan make we use assist dem obtain dia egocentric want.”

E tok say politicians dey divided into two; Di first set,  get am for thoughts say if dem win elections dem go assist di thugs to beta dia lives and di second set, dia personal na simply to dey use di thugs for dia egocentric goals.

“Many instances di second set dia personal na simply to dey lie say dem go enable you to however in actual sense dem simply wan proceed to dey use you as thug wen election come.”

‘My mission to cease political thuggery for Kano’

Sagiru tok say e no consider say sitting down wit politicians go clear up di downside of political thuggery.

E dey of di place say di key to resolve di downside of political thugs na di thugs themselves.

“In case you make settlement with politicians, possibilities dey excessive say dem go break am, so di factor na to siddon wit di thugs and make dem see cause and supply choices for dem.”

“Na why we determine to type group wey we dey cal ‘Kano ba banga’ (Kano in opposition to political thuggery) to see how we match clear up dis downside.”

Di younger man say each political sturdy maintain for Kano get dia chief political thug wey dey deal with thuggery actions for dem.

Sagiru say dem go dey proceed to dey work to see say political thuggery for Kano wey be one in all di largest and vital states for Nigeria elections, scale back.


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