- Some supporters of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso have left his Kwankwasiyya group
- The supporters left the group after the senator decamped to PDP
Some supporters of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, representing Kano Central, have left his Kwankwasiyya group, after the senator announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The event reportedly happened at Ringim local government area of Jigawa state on Wednesday, July 25, evening as the angry supporters burnt their red caps and Kwankwaso's posters.
They were said to have reaffirmed their support for the ruling APC.
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The red cap, worn by members of Kwankwasiyya group is a symbol of support for the senator.
Recall that Kwankwaso joined thirteen other senators and 34 members of the House of Representatives to announce their defection from APC on Tuesday, July 24.
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Meanwhile, not all the senator's supporters are against his defection. NAIJ.com previously reported that some of his supporters took to the streets on Wednesday, July 25, to burn the symbol of their former party, the APC.
Hundreds of his openly burnt brooms, the symbol of the ruling party, APC, 24 hours after their principal joined the PDP.
Kwankwaso's Kwankwasiyya group is reputed to be one of the largest political movements in the country.
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