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Attack on Kwankwaso convoy: Police arrest APC Rep member, 70 others

By  Abdulmumin  Murtala, Kano

Following the recent attack on the campaign convoy of Senator  Rabiu  Kwankwaso  that led to a bloody clash in  Kofa  village of  Bebeji  Local Government Area of Kano state that claimed no fewer than two lives, the state Police Command has arrested a member of House of Representatives,  Abdulmumuni  Jibrin  Kofa  and 70 other Political supporters and leaders.

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Kwankwaso  was on a campaign trail around  Kofa  town on Thursday when an attack on his convoy led to  violent  clash with supporters of the  APC,  Abdulmumuni  Jibrin  Kofa  resulting  to  the loss of lives.

Both parties pointed accusing fingers at each other as to who started the violence for which the House of Representatives member  Abdulmumuni  Jibrin  Kofa  said resulted in the burning down of his sixty campaign vehicles.

The Police  PPRO  DSP  Abdullahi  Haruna  Kiyawa,  told newsmen that they arrested 70 persons across the two political parties including party leaders and also invited  Kofa  for interrogation.

However, the  PPRO  noted that only two persons were killed in the clash while several others were injured. 20 cars were burnt and 18 other Political Campaign vehicles shattered. More so, he added that a community clinic has also been burnt down but no house was either touched or put on fire. “We invited  Kofa  for interrogation for the police to have more details as to what exactly happened,” the  PPRO  said.

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