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Post Election Violence: Kano In Turmoil After INEC Declared Ganduje Winner

…aggrieved people turned out in large numbers and were desperate to force their ways into the state INEC office.

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Violence has erupted in the ancient city of Kano, following the declaration of winner in the supplementary governorship election held on Saturday in the state.

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), had on Sunday night announced the incumbent governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as the winner in the governorship election in Kano State, thereby returning him for a second term in office.

However, violence broke out in the state Sunday night, as aggrieved people turned out in large numbers and were desperate to force their ways into the state INEC office, but for the timely intervention of the police officers who fired teargas to disperse off the crowd of people, who had positioned themselves in places around the state INEC office.

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