A 70-year-old man named Apollos Danlami has been killed following a communal clash that occurred over the coronation of a hamlet head in Sang village of Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Saturday.
64 houses, three motorcycles and properties worth millions of naira were set ablaze.
The Bauchi State Police Command in a statement through its Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, confirmed the incident Sunday afternoon.
He said, “On April 15, 2023, at about 7.00pm, the Bauchi State Police Command received a distress call over ongoing skirmishes in the Bogoro area of the state.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the communal clash in Sang village of Bogoro LGA emanated from the coronation of the Hamlet Head of Sang.
“Some irate youths protested against the coronation. Consequently, this resulted in an attack on innocent citizens, as the irate youths set 64 houses, three motorcycles and properties worth millions of naira ablaze.”