- The son of the former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido and PDP guber candidate in the state, Mustapha Lamido, has danced to thrill thousands of supporters
- The PDP candidate's dance came hours after 3 of his supporters died on their way to the flag-off of his campaign
- Among the victims are Yunusa Danboka, Shuaibu Horo and Salisu Dan-Nepa, and they were all from the same community, while 6 others were reportedly injured
Mustapha Lamido, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) staged a cheerful dance at a rally shortly after the death of 3 of his supporters in a road accident while on their way to his campaign
The supporters were travelling to attend the flag-off of his campaign, where the governorship candidate excited the crowd of the party's loyalists with a cheery dance, Premium Times reported.
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It was reported that the accident happened at the Kafin-Hausa local government area of the state.
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The PDP in Jigawa, on Tuesday, December 6, flagged off its campaign in the state officially. The event was attended by supporters of the party in thousand from across the state.
According to residents, the victims are identified as Shuaibu Horo, Salisu Dan-Nepa, and Yunusa Danboka. All of them are from the Tarabu community in the Kirikassamma local government area of the state.
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In the fatal accident, 6 others were reportedly injured in the sad accident. They include Ayuba Papa, Audu Maimu, Harra Turabu, Dauda Malami, Audu Tsare and Malami Yaki.
As of the time the news of the accident got to social media, Lamido was seen dancing to the songs of a local musician, Nazir Ahmad.
He was hailed by the crowd as he mimed Ahmed's song in Hausa lyrics which partly translated as "we must defeat All Progressives Congress (APC)."
However, Lamido later sent a condolence message to the deceased family on his Twitter page.
“This year flood will make my 2 wives, 13 children go hungry”, 45-year-old farmer says in tears
Legit.ng earlier reported that Ahmed Miga, a 40-year-old farmer in Jigawa, will have to go hungry all year round as his farm and house have been wiped out by flood.
The father of 13 and husband to two women is lamenting on how to survive with a number of the extended family he always feeds.
The sorrowful farmer said he spoke with old people who are 70 years old, upward on when such flood happed last, they all said they have not experienced it before.