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Police have reportedly sealed off the Kano residence of a serving Senator, Rabiu Kwankwaso, who is also a former governor of the state.

According to Leadership newspaper, Kwankwaso's house was invaded by a combat-ready police officers on Tuesday, August 23, to stop an alleged plan by the former governor to conduct a mass wedding.

The residence, which is located at Lugard Road, is said to be a few minutes-drive from the Kano Government House.

Kwankwaso’s Lodge Road residence was also said to have been sealed. The house serves as the headquarters of Kwankwasiyya Movement.

Confirming the development, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majia, said police did not issue a permit for the mass wedding.

“We have directed our men to seal the residence, following an intelligent report that there is plan to conduct mass wedding at the house,” Majia said.

However, a source at the Kwankwasiyya Movement was quoted to have said the mass wedding had already taken place.

“The mass wedding was conducted on Monday secretly, with only the bride and groom and  next of kin in attendance, including some selected Islamic scholars,” the newspaper quoted the source as saying.

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Pulse recalls that Kwankwaso and his predecessor, Governor Abdulahi Ganduje have been 'sworn' enemies since the latter took office.

It is however believed that the police move against Kwankwaso may have been directed by Ganduje.