Man Climbs Billboard In Protest Against Buhari (Photos)
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The Adamawa State Police Command has said that Lawan Yaro, the man who climbed a billboard in Yola, is undergoing a psychiatric test.

Yaro, on Wednesday, climbed the 40-meter billboard to protest President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election bid, claiming there is hunger in Nigeria.

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He had also vowed to commit suicide if Buhari did not resign in 12 hours.

However, a statement by the police in Yola on Thursday said Yaro was later persuaded to come down from the mast after spending eight hours.

“He has been taken to a hospital for a psychiatric test to be carried on him in order to verify his mental status,” the Command’s spokesman, Othman Abubakar, said.