February 27, 2024

Group loyal to the immediate past governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and supporters of the incumbent governor Abdullah Ganduje on Sunday clashed at a wedding ceremony in Kano state.

The two groups are members of All Progressives Congress in the State.

News Agency of Nigeria gathered that not fewer than six people sustain serious degree injuries.

According to the witness, some members of the two groups were in the area to attend two separate weddings when the incident happened.

“The Kwankwasiyya followers attended one and the Gandujiyya group attended another wedding ceremony.

“The one attended by Kwankwasiyya members was contracted first. So, while they were leaving the area, they ran into the Gandujiyya group who were at another marriage, “the source said.

The source added that about six persons were injured.

When contacted, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident, but declined further comments.

“I don’t have details of the clash. I will communicate to you as soon as I get details of the unfortunate incident,” Majiya said.

He said the Police had already begun investigation with a view to finding out the cause of the clash.

NAN reports that the injured persons were earlier treated at the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital.

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