Monday, January 15, 2018

Six persons injured at a wedding fatiha in Kano as Governor Ganduje and Kwankwaso supporters clash

Six persons were injured on Sunday in Kano, following a clash between Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya political groups (supporters of former and incumbent governors,  Musa Kwankwaso and Umar Ganduje)

The incident occurred around 11 a.m. at Chiranchi quarters in Gwale Local Government Area of the state.

According to an eyewitness, some members of the two groups were at the area to attend two separate wedding fatiha when the incident happened.

It was learnt that the fight started when one of the groups allegedly attacked the other leading to injuring a junior brother of the Commissioner of Special Duties, Abdullahi Abbas, and many others. "The Kwankwasiyya followers attended one and their counterpart of Gandujiyya attended another wedding ceremony. The one attended by members of Kwankwasiyya was contracted first. So, while they were leaving the area, they ran into the Gandujiyya group who were contracting another marriage,” a source said.

The injured persons were treated at Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital. 

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