Ganduje warns thugs against wielding weapons at gatherings



Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has warned political thugs against wielding dangerous weapons during events and gatherings across the state.

Ganduje gave the warning in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, on Saturday in Kano.

He said that the decision followed 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 lined 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 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.(NAN)