Ganduje Bans Thugs At Political Gatherings In Kano
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has banned political thugs at events and gatherings across the state.
Ganduje gave the order in a statement issued in Kano on Sunday, June 13, 2021, by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar.
He said the decision followed the display of dangerous weapons, including sticks, swords, knives and cutlasses by thugs during an event in Kano.
“We will not accept this and I assure you that I will deal with any politician that violates this warning.
“During the flag-off ceremony of Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi road on the same day, political thugs engaged in a lot of misdoings.
“I inform you that we are commemorating Democracy Day with a line-up of activities that will witness the presence of the APC National Chairman, the governor of Yobe State and others.
“As a result of this, the party is announcing a total ban on all forms of campaign for any politician during the said event.
“I will personally order the arrest and prosecution of anyone caught wielding weapons at the event.
“Our politics in Kano is of good reasoning and knowledge, a politics with focus and good agenda and not that of irresponsibility and madness,” he said.