JUST IN: Hundreds of protesters storm Kano government house
Hundreds of protesters on Monday led by a coalition of Civil Society Organisations under the auspices of Kano Civil Society Organisations and Northwest anticorruption network protested to the government house to present an open letter to the governor over moves by a senior lawyer to bribe the election tribunal judges in the state.
SOLACEBASE reports that the leader of the coalition and Chairman of the Kano Civil Society Forum, Ambassador Ibrahim Waiya urged the state governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf to forward to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Receiving the protesters, Gov. Abba Kabir Yusuf appreciated the peaceful manner of the protesters, assuring to forward their letter to President Bola Tinubu.
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He said the president as an elder statesman would surely act on the letter
Although the Kano state police command on Monday banned any form of protest in the state.
Meanwhile, the APC and the NNPP have been trading words over who is involved in the bribery allegation attempt.