Hawkers of red caps smile at PDP rally in Kano


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Red cap sellers on Sunday made brisk business at the Sani Abacha stadium venue of the PDP Presidential campaign rally, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

NAN reports that the red cap signifies a colour of the party as well as representing Kwankwasiyya political group of the former governor of Kano, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso,

One of the hawkers, Malam Ibrahim Maihula, told NAN that he came to the venue of the event with over 250 caps but was able to sell them.

“I arrived here around 10am but before 12 noon I sold all the caps and people were even asking for more,“ he said.

Another hawker, Umar Lawan said he came from Gwarzo local government area to attend the rally, adding that he sold more than 300 caps.

“I sold no fewer than 300 red caps here as I made more than N6, 000 from the sales each at a give away price of N200,” Lawan said.

Another hawker, Musa Bala, expressed happiness that the event took place at the stadium as he was able to display his wares due to availability of space.

“Iam happy to be here because I have been able to sell all the items I brought to the venue,“ he said.

NAN reports that event officials who came to attend the rally from different parts of the country changed their caps at the venue as part of support Kwankwaso, who is the leader of Kwankwasiyya movement.

NAN reports that red caps featured prominetly at the stadium as anywhere one looks it was red colour; even women were not left behind as most of them dressed in red attires. (NAN)

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