JIgawa state police command has confirmed the killing of one person during a clash between the members of ruling All Progressive Congress APC and Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Maigatari town, Maigatari local government area of the state.
This was contained in a press statement made available to newsmen in Dutse by the public relations officer, DSP Lawal Shi’isu Adam.
The statement explained that, on Friday 10th February, 2023 while the PDP gubernatorial candidate was at Maigatari for a political campaign rally
Lawal said, as they arrived APC secretariat clashes erupted between the supporters of the two political parties, and the Santuraki Vanguard of the PDP attacked one Abdullahi Isyaku of Gangare quarters in Maigatari town.
He said the victim, 35 years was rushed to Gumel general hospital and later died while recieving treatment.
DSP Lawal Shi’isu Adam said five suspects were arrested and investigation is on going at state criminal investigation department.