A Local NUGS presidential hopeful in the impending 2021 General Elections of the University of Energy and Natural Resources SRC; Mr. Bashiru Tare was on Wednesday, 9th June 2021 attacked by unknown armed men around the Roman Catholic School Park area in Fiapre.
Speaking with hypercitigh.com and idea360ghana, Mr. Tare said that He had finished a campaign trail on the night of the event and had dropped a Member of his team at their hostel of residence when the hoodlums attacked him together with some other students.
“I came around for my campaign and right after it I went to drop one of my guys who stays around Las Vegas…I carried him on a motor bike and dropped him. Coming back, I met some of my guys on the way around the Catholic school. Immediately I met them and slowed down, the two guys came from the bush, one with a gun and they asked us to lie down [either than that, they’d shoot us]… We had to comply because safety first. We were beaten mercilessly, they took all our phones, took our monies. In the process, another guy was coming around and they caught him too and added him to us…infact they even asked for our mobile money pin numbers which we had to provide…they tried taking my motor bike too but they couldn’t spark it so they had to run away leaving the motor bike.”
According to the second time aspirant, a complaint was lodged at the UENR police post after the incident.