One Person Killed As Thugs Clash in Kazaure APC Rally 


By Usman Mohammed Zaria

One person was killed in Jigawa State on  at a campaign rally of the All Progressive Congress APC in the Kazaure Local government area of the state.

The state police commissioner,  Emmanuel Ekot Effiong explained that the police are trailing the suspected killer who was said to have fled to the neighbouring Kano state after committing the crime. 

“The police are on top of the situation, the prime suspect has fled to Kano. It’s a conflict within a party faithful to a particular candidate that disagrees among themselves. They are members of the same APC not a conflict between two parties”

The state Governor Badaru Abubakar led the APC governorship campaign rally in Kazaure where the violent clash between rival youth groups of the APC supporters led to the death of one person. 

Radio Nigeria reports that, the person killed was a supporter of the APC Senatorial Candidate for the Jigawa North-west District, Alhaji Babangida Hussaini. 

The Deceased Halliru Lafka was resident of kazaure town.

The killing led to a protest by residents who burn down the billboards of the senatorial candidate, Alhaji Babangida Hussaini accusing him of alleged harbouring of political thugs, destabilising the peace of the town. 

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