Nigeria, Feb. 12 -- The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, Abba Yusuf, said on Monday that his house has been set ablaze.

Mr Yusuf also accused members of ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) of committing the act.

A statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday evening by the spokesperson of the candidate, PDP, alleged that the attack was carried out by over 60 thugs led by Junaidu Abdulamid, a personal assistant to the APC state chairman, Abdullahi Abbas.

Mr Dawakin-tofa said another staunch supporter of the APC chairman, Habibu Dandayis, was also among the attackers.

He said the house which was converted into a political office is located at No. 36 Chiranchi quarters in Gwale Local Government Area of...