Reports from genuine sources have it that the zonal meeting of the chairmen of local government areas which was held in Kaduna on Sunday turned to a boxing match between the Chairmen of Gurara and Suleja local government areas of Niger state.
The fight according to eye witness resulted to the Gurara LG boss, Mr. Yussuf Wali Gwamna smashing the Suleja LGA Boss, Alhaji Abdullahi Maje.
Reports from the Kaduna venue of the meeting according to THIS DAY, indicated that the Suleja chairman was rescued from Gwamna as situation turned worst.
Reports from other media sources said
It was learnt that the meeting sought for two delegates from Niger State and one of the delegates should be the Chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON).
The source explained that the Suleja council chairman introduced himself as the state chairman of ALGON but his Gurara counterpart kicked against his introduction.
However, after the zonal meeting had sent the delegation to Zaria, the Suleja chairman was reported to have accosted his Gurara colleague, and asked him why he denied him in public.
The report said before the intervention of other chairmen, tables and chairs were used as weapons, while plates and cups were broken as the combatants dragged each other on the floor.
“The embarrassment was too much. How can they disgrace our state like that in another state?” said the source.
The Suleja Council Chairman was seen with a swollen face after the boxing match.