Rabiu Kwankwaso Attacked
It was gathered that Kwakwaso was pelted with sachet water and stones on Wednesday when he was inaugurating the NNPP secretariat and his campaign offices in Lokoja,
According to Nigerian Tribune, when Kwankwaso got to a popular hotel where he was billed to address his supporters, hoodlums in their numbers invaded the venue and hauled, sachet water, stones, and other objects at him.
The publication stated that the former Kano governor, who arrived at the hotel in a motorcade with few supporters, was shouted down by the hoodlums, and efforts to pacify them didn’t go down well.
It took the intervention of his security details to disperse the hoodlums and bring the situation under control.
Kwankwaso had earlier visited Ogbonicha, the country home of the former governor of Kogi state. late Prince Abubarkar Audu, where the youths also attacked the NNNP presidential candidate.
The presidential candidate was accused of trying to hide under the platform of the late ex-governor to woo the supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Those who spoke to journalists under the condition of anonymity, lamented that having waited since the early hours of the morning in Lokoja, Kwankwaso abandoned them for the NNPP faction in the former late Governor Audu country home, whom they claimed were still members of the APC.
One of Kwankwaso’s media aides, who identified himself as Musa Yunusa, described the action of the supporters as normal in politics, describing Kogi as home to his principal.
KanyiDaily recalls that a former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau had recently dumped the NNPP following alleged betrayal by Rabiu Kwankwaso.