The campaign ground of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kano was thrown into mourning as nine persons were said to have slumped while trying to mill around the crowd. The venue of the campaign ground where the PDP’s rally is ongoing is Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano state, The Cable reports.
As massive crowd flooded the stadium, there was a great difficulty for movement within the facility used for the rally. It was gathered that the slumped supporters were quickly taken to the hospitals as security operatives were proactive to rescue them.
Recall that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, ordered the immediate closure of two major stadiums in the state. It was reported that the governor gave this order on Tuesday, February 5, five days to Atiku’s presidential campaign rally. The governor ordered the renovation of Sani Abacha Stadium situated at Kofar Mata and Kano Pillars stadium at Sabon Gari and this is expected to end on February 18.