There was massive turnout of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, arrives Kano for campaign on Sunday.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the rally holds the city centre to a standstill as the candidate’s motorcade crawls for hours to the Emir’s Palace for homage.
Sources said the turnout was unprecedented in the 2019 presidential rallies as crowd filled up the stadium and roads leading it.
Stampede at the rally
Eight persons have slumped and rushed to hospital due to overcrowding at campaign rally.
DAILY NIGERIAN correspondent who was at the Sani Abacha Stadium saw 8 persons lying unconscious on the ground with some security operatives trying to rush them to hospital.
Our reporter observed that among the casualties, 6 were male while 2 were female.