Reports reaching us indicate that an armed police detachment in over ten vehicles stormed the venue of a PDP rally in Kano meant to receive about 7000 APC defectors.
The rally was scheduled to kick start by 3:00pm but the intervention of the policeman disrupted the proceedings.
According to an eyewitness :
“The fully armed policemen stormed the venue of the rally violently, dismantling the podiums and canopies and injuring PDP party supporters at the venue of planned rally for the reception ceremony of thousands of APC members that have defected into PDP in Gaya Local Govt, Kano.”
The witness said the policemen damaged properties at the location and took away the the podium, chairs and canopies meant for rally.
“See how Nigerian Police from the Kano State Command dismantled our podiums and canopies after injuring some PDP party faithfuls, and afterwards carted away with the canopies, podiums, chairs, speakers and sound systems at the venue of PDP reception ceremony where it was planned that Hasken Kanawa, Engr. Bashir Ishaq Bashir and thousands of his supporters from APC will be formally received into the fold of PDP in Gaya, Kano State. This has caused pandemonium as people are running. They almost collected my phone,” he added.