Facts have emerged in Kano yesterday that members of Tricycle Riders Association that converged at Sani Abacha Stadium last Wednesday to burn red cap which symbolises Kwankwasiyya Political Movement were promised the sum of N10,000 each.
As early at 8:30am some APC officials were at the station in Gadar Lado by Malam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital to coordinate the large number of tricycle riders that will attend the event at Sani Abacha Stadium on the promise that whoever participated in the exercise will go home with N10,000 each.
Some of those who took part in the exercise told our correspondent yesterday morning at newspaper stand on Court Road, Off Zoo Road, even though most of them were supporters of Senator Kwankwaso the decided to take part in the exercise to enable them collect N10,000 each as was promised.
Alh. Sani Sharu Dala who is the chairman of a Tricycle Riders Association when approached by Blueprint said he was there he collected his payment and did what was expected of him and left adding that he was not aware that some people were paid N2,000.
Another member of the union, Ahmed Muhammed noted that he was there because he is a supporter of Senator Kwankwaso saying that instead of burning the red cap given to him by the APC officials he decided to pocket it because he would use it to continue propagate the ideals of Kwankwasiyya.
He confirmed that the exercise was done by APC Chairman in Kano, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas to embarrass former governor who launched his presidential bid.