BLOODY CLASHES!!! Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Close To Tears, Sends Security Agents On Emergency Errand, Ahead Of Saturday’s Elections

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has reacted to the frequent clashes between the supporters of All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as unfortunate and worrisome.


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Sanusi spoke on Friday, while addressing newsmen at his Palace in Kano, following the clash that erupted between both parties at a political rally in Bebeji Local Government Area of the state.


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He appealed to party supporters and politicians in the state to shun politics of violence and thuggery, to ensure peaceful conduct of the forthcoming general elections.


The former CBN governor turn monarch called on security agencies in the state to intensify efforts in fishing out the culprits behind the sad incident and ensure that all those found guilty faced the full wrath of the law.


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NAN recalls that the Thursday’s clash between APC and PDP supporters in Tofa village, Bebeji, resulted in the death of two people, while many others were injured.


The Public Relations Officer of Kano State Police Command, DSP Haruna Abdullahi, confirmed that 20 vehicles were burnt and 18 others were vandalised during the fracas.


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Recall, that suspected thugs allegedly working for one of the political parties in Kofa town in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State, yesterday attacked the convoy of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and the People’s Democratic Party PDP candidate, Abba Yusuf along with other party members injuring at least 10.


Senator Kwankwaso and the gubernatorial candidate were said to have escaped unharmed. No fewer than 16 cars were allegedly destroyed by the thugs.


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This was stated by the gubernatorial running mate of the PDP Aminu Abdussalam in his office in Kano.


Also speaking to Vanguard, the spokesperson of Senator Kwankwaso, Hajiya Binta Spikin who was part of the convoy said they were attacked along their way to a political rally at Kwanan Dangora.


“We were attacked at Kofa village in Bebeji Local Government Area on our way to Kwanan Dangora. The road was blocked and as we stopped thugs came out with different types of weapons and started attacking us. They threw stones and others at us. Several cars were destroyed and many were injured” she said.

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