- Some protesters has set fire on a factional headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state
- The building housed the head office of the factional group of the APC led by former Kano governor, Ibrahim Shekarau
- Recall that the state APC produced two factional leaders with one loyal to Mr Ganduje and the other to Mr Shekarau
The headquarters of a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been set ablaze.
The building located along Maiduguri road, in Kano metropolis, is less than three kilometres from a mobile police barrack at Hotoro area, Tarauni Local Government Area.
It was set ablaze by protesters suspected to be against the APC faction.
The building housed the head office of the factional group of the APC led by former Kano governor, Ibrahim Shekarau. The faction is opposed by the second faction loyal to the incumbent governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
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The Kano APC crisis got worse after the state congress, on October 18, produced two factional leaders with one loyal to Mr Ganduje and the other to Mr Shekarau.
Kano APC Crisis: Government reacts, plans to appeal sack of Exco
In another report, the Kano state government has reacted to the verdict by an FCT High Court presided over by Justice Hamza Muazu sacking the APC exco loyal to the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje declaring that it will file an appeal against the judgement.
Making the position of the media on the issue of the state, attorney general Barrister M. A. Lawal said:
“We are surprised to hear that the court took that decision despite our earlier stand through our legal team contesting lack of jurisdiction as far as the judgement is concerned.”
Lawal said the election took place in Kano why then will the petitioners go and institute an action calling for the nullification of the election before a Federal High Court in Abuja.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former governor of Ogun state and senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has done more good for the country and will leave office in 2023 a hero.
Amosun made the comment while making comparisons of the six years administration of his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with the sixteen years rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the country's current main opposition party.
Amsoun, a certified chartered accountant, made the comment during an event commemorating the 2021 Annual Week celebration of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Oyo state council in Ibadan.