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2023 Election: One Killed At Jigawa PDP Rally

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The Jigawa State Police command has confirmed that one person was killed at the political rally of the governorship candidate of PDP, Mustapha Sule Lamido.
Herald Reporters gathered from the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Lawan Shiisu who disclosed this on Saturday in a statement alleged that the victim was killed by PDP supporters.
Shiisu said that the deceased, who was identified as Abdullahi Isyaku, 37, was allegedly attacked when fighting erupted between PDP and APC supporters in Maigatari Local Government Area.
“On Friday, at about 6:20 p.m., while the PDP gubernatorial candidate was conducting campaign rally in Maigatari LGA, as they arrived at APC Secretariat, clash erupted between the supporters of the parties.
“And the Santuraki (Mustapha Sule Lamido) vanguard attacked one Abdullahi Isyaku aged 37 and a resident of Gangare quarters in Maigatari town,” Shiisu said.
Shiisu added that five persons were arrested in connection with the incident.
He, however, lamented that the deceased, who was earlier rushed to Gumel General Hospital, died while receiving treatment.
The PPRO said that an investigation had commenced at the State Criminal Investigation Department in Dutse.

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