Ganduje Accuses Kwankwasiyya Thugs Of Attacking APC Supporters Praying

By Umar Isa

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje described as unfortunate how members of the Kwankwasiyya group of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) allegedly continue to brazenly attack supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC), just as they did on a special prayer session in Bebeji  local government area of the state.

He said the prayer session was organized for the peaceful conduct of the forthcoming general elections in the country, adding that the attack left some party members dead and others with injuries.

Solacebase reports that during the attack, scores of party supporters from both camps were fared dead, while several others sustained various degrees of injury. Over 30 cars and motorcycle were also destroyed.

A statement issued by the commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba on Thursday indicates that the Kwankwasiyya PDP thugs, under the watchful eyes of their leader Rabiu Kwankwaso, were on a campaign rally in the area, brandishing all sorts of deadly weapons, allegedly attacked the prayer session, which was organized by member representing Kiru/Bebeji constituency,  Abdulmumini Jibrin Kofa for hitch free polls.

The attack, the statement, explains, is the latest in series by the alleged Kwankwasiyya thugs in an apparent attempt to put a clog in the wheel of progress towards ensuring free and peaceful election in the state. 

The governor said  the group is superficially venting its anger on members and supporters of the APC, having get a sign of defeat at the polls, as part of a calculated attempt to scamper peaceful 2019 elections.

He prayed for the departed souls, condoles with the bereaved families and quick recovery for those injured during the heinous attack.    

Governor Ganduje says he has directed security agencies to fish out perpetrators of the heinous attack with a view to ensuring that they are dealt with accordingly.