Four persons were reportedly killed in a week as Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje flagged off his reelection campaign in Bichi and Rano local government areas of the state.
Mr Ganduje, who is involved in a bribery scandal, is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress.
He officially kick-started the campaign last Sunday. December 9, in Bichi where a violent clash between rival youth groups of his supporters led to the death of one person
At the event, the governor presented the party flags to candidates running for various political offices in Kano North senatorial district.
Aminu Fagge, a political associate of the deceased, identified him as Sarki Yunusa of Kwanar, a professional hunter from Dumawa community in Minjibir Local Government Area.
On Saturday, December 15,
It was gathered that the three persons killed were supporters of President Buhari’s special adviser on National Assembly (House of Representatives), Abdulrahman Kawu, who is in rivalry with another senator and former governor of the state, Kabiru Gaya.
Both Messrs Gaya and Kawu slugged it out at the senatorial primary, but
The cause of the death of the three victims who reportedly hailed from Wudil Local Government
An eyewitness told PREMIUM TIMES people ran for safety after police fired teargas in an attempt to calm down the crowd. The source said he saw the corpses of three persons covered with
Aminu Suleiman, the member representing Fagge federal constituency in the House of Representatives, attended the burial ceremony for Mr Yunusa, who was killed last Sunday, at Kwanar Dumawa community.