On Monday, hoodlums set ablaze a campaign office belonging to Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano State.
The office is located at No. 36 Chiranchi Quarters in Gwale Local Government Area of the state.
This was confirmed in a statement signed by spokesman of the gubernatorial candidate, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, and made available to Daily Trust.
The statement read in part: “The campaign office belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano State, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf was attacked by 60 thugs allegedly led by Junaidu Abdulhamid, a personal assistant to the State APC Chairman, Abdullahi Abbas, and Habibu Dandayis, a diehard supporter of the party chairman.
“Thugs also vandalised a Volkswagen Golf – III car with registration number NSR 237 AE.
“The gubernatorial candidate called on the police and other security agencies to, as a matter of urgency, investigate the matter with a view to bringing the culprits to justice.”