One kills as APC, PDP clashes, five suspects arrested in Jigawa
By Aliyu Dangida
Jigawa state police command has confirmed the killing of one person during a clash between supporters of ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Maigatari local government area.
In a press statement issued, signed and made available to Newsmen in Dutse by the Jigawa Police command Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) DSP Lawal Shi’isu Adam.
Said “The incident occured on Friday 10th February, 2023 at about 18:20 hours while the PDP gubernatorial candidate was at Maigatari for a political campaign rally.
“As they arrived APC secretariat clashes erupted between the supporters of the two political parties, and the Santuraki Vanguard attacked one Abdullahi Isyaku age 35 of Gangare quarters in Maigatari town.
“The victim was rushed to Gumel general hospital and later died while recieving treatment”.
DSP Lawal Shi’isu Adam said five suspects were arrested and investigation is on going at state criminals investigation department, in command headquarter.